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AZA Programs at the Zoo

The Buttonwood Park Zoo is involved in all of the following AZA programs

Taxon Advisory Groups

Zoo Management chair the following AZA programs:

  • Anseriformes Taxon Advisory Group
  • New World Primate Taxon Advisory Group

SPECIES SURVIVAL PLAN PROGRAMS

There are currently 500 Species Survival Plan programs, each managed by their corresponding Taxon Advisory Groups, within AZA. The Buttonwood Park Zoo is involved in all of the following Species Survival Plan programs pertaining to its collection:

  • African pygmy goose
  • Asian elephant
  • Baer’s pochard
  • Bearded emperor tamarin
  • Bobcat
  • Bolivian gray titi monkey
  • Cabot’s tragopan
  • Caiman lizard
  • Canada lynx
  • Cotton-top tamarin
  • Cougar
  • Fennec fox
  • Freshwater ray
  • Goeldi’s monkey
  • Golden-headed lion tamarin
  • Green aracari
  • Harbor seal
  • Hawk-headed parrot
  • Hoffman’s two-toed sloth
  • Marbled teal duck
  • Nene goose
  • North American river otter
  • Pygmy marmoset
  • Red-breasted goose
  • Red panda
  • Scaly-sided merganser
  • Swan goose
  • Venezuelan troupial

OTHER AZA PROGRAMS

Zoo Management runs the following AZA programs:

  • SSP Coordinator for Spider Monkeys
  • SSP Vice Chair for Jaguar
  • Regional Studbook Keeper and Red Program Population Leader for Bush Dogs

A baby red panda!? 

On June 4th, the BPZOO welcomed the first red panda cub to be born here in its 126 year history!

Congratulations to first time parents - Marie and Jacob