Population Matters

San Diego (U.S.) Zoo saves species

San Diego (U.S.) Zoo saves species

Preventing the extinction of wildlife is possible and is happening thanks to a conservation organization committed to connecting people to wildlife and conservation. San Diego Zoo Global has participated in the recovery of many species, including the California condor, southern white rhinos and Arabian oryx.

As specialists in bringing species back from the brink of extinction, San Diego Zoo Global is dedicated to saving endangered species worldwide. Its team of experts is helping to preserve habitat in 50 global field sites to save animals where they live. San Diego Zoo Global has collaborated with government agencies, private companies and other conservation organizations to breed more than 165 endangered species and has reintroduced 33 species back into the wild. In many cases, these efforts have meant the difference between extinction and survival.

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Zoos today are expected to do more than just care for animals; they have become champions for threatened and endangered species and participate in several types of conservation work from breeding to habitat restoration.

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