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

The Buttonwood Park Zoo is involved in all of the following Species Survival Plans 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
  • Indian pygmy goose
  • 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