Conservation Efforts

Species Survival Plans

AZA logoZoos are responding to species decline and are leading the way in preserving animal populations. Captive breeding of threatened and endangered animals is conducted through the Species Survival Plan (SSP). The goal of each SSP is to maintain and enhance genetics in order to maintain healthy captive populations. SSPs are coordinated through the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA).  

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo participates in the following SSP’s:

  • Black and White Ruffed LemurBlack & White Ruffed Lemur
  • Black-necked Stilt
  • Capybara
  • Collared Peccary
  • Common Squirrel Monkey
  • Crested Wood Partridge
  • Fennec Fox
  • Fossa
  • Giant Anteater
  • Jaguar
  • Mexican Red-kneed Tarantula
  • Prehensile Tailed Porcupine
  • Prehensile Tailed Skink
  • Red Ruffed Lemur
  • Ring Tailed Lemur
  • Slender Tailed Meerkat
  • Straw Colored Fruit Batlogo

Learn more about Species Survival Plans at the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. 

 Association of Zoos and Aquariums Happy Hollow FoundationSpecies Survival Plan