Niabi Zoo shows off endangered species

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Niabi Zoo is home to many endangered animals. To reflect on the importance of these animals, Niabi will celebrate Endangered Species Day on Saturday, May 18. The event will include an exclusive tour of the Endangered Species throughout the zoo.

Endangered Species at Niabi Zoo

  • Amur Leopard
  • Red Wolf
  • Buff cheeked gibbons
  • Snow Leopard
  • WILD Bactrian Camels – The ones at Niabi are NOT wild, but represent those in the wild.
  • Umbrella Cockatoo
  • White bellied Caique
  • Bangaii Cardinal Fish

WHAT IS ONE WAY NIABI IS HELPING TO SAVE ENDANGERED SPECIES?

Many of our animals belong to a Species Survival Plan (SSP). Animals that are part of the SSP are preserved and bred in captivity. If their numbers in the wild drop too low, they can be replenished from the zoological breeding programs that are created as arks for that reason.

HOW CAN THE COMMUNITY HELP ENDANGERED SPECIES?

One very easy way the community can help is just by visiting the zoo. A quarter of every admission goes to saving animals around the world through our Coins for Conservation program. Guests get to choose one of four programs to support: pollinators, whale sharks, snow leopards or the African painted dog.

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