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Valentine's Discovery Day at the Zoo

Learn more about Species Survival Plans and animal mating rituals.


Feb 11, 2017
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM


Celebrate Valentine's Day with us at the zoo by learning more about Species Survival Plans and reproductive behaviors of our animals at discovery stations across the zoo's habitats.

The mission of an AZA Species Survival Plan (SSP) Program is to cooperatively manage specific, and typically threatened or endangered, species within AZA-accredited Zoos and Aquariums, Certified Related Facilities, and Sustainability Partners.

Some of the animals included are Komodo dragons, snow leopards, reticulated giraffes, Northern Sumatran orangutans, Asian elephants, crocodiles and alligators, spotted hyenas, Queensland koalas and Mexican gray wolves.