Click on a mammal to learn more about them! 


African lion - SSP

Amur tiger - SSP

Andean bear - SSP

Arctic fox

Black-handed spider monkey - SSP

Canada lynx - SSP

Common wallaroo - SSP

Eastern black rhinoceros - SSP

Emperor tamarin - SSP

Fennec fox* - SSP

Fossa - SSP

Lesser Madagascar tenrec*


Masai giraffe - SSP

Miniature pig

Orangutan - SSP

Red kangaroo - SSP

Slender-tailed meerkat - SSP

Straw-colored fruit bat* - SSP

Striped skunk*

Suri alpaca 

West Caucasian tur

White-handed gibbon - SSP

Western tufted deer - SSP



*Denotes animal ambassador used for conservation education programs.  May not be on exhibit.

SSP = Species Survival Plan
The American Species Survival Plan or SSP program was developed in 1981 by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to help ensure the survival of selected species in zoos and aquariums, most of which are threatened or endangered in the wild.