Endangered Species

Malayan Tiger

Because of their commitment to endangered species, zoos and aquariums accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums are the last refuge many animals have against extinction.

Collectively, zoos and aquariums are the largest conservation education organization in the world, and professionals feel that preserving ecosystems should be a priority in wildlife conservation.

Some of the vulnerable or endangered species at Alexandria Zoo

  • African Slender-snouted Crocodile
  • Chinese Alligator
  • Cotton-Headed Tamarin
  • Long-tailed chinchilla
  • Malayan Tiger
  • Red Wolf
  • Black-handed Spider Monkey
  • Golden Lion Tamarin
  • Green-cheeked Amazon
  • Louisiana Pine Snake
  • Lowland Anoa
  • Siamang
  • Sun Conure
  • Tiger
  • Yellow-headed Amazon
  • African Dwarf Crocodile
  • African Lion
  • African Spurred Tortoise
  • Aldabra Tortoise
  • Alligator Snapping Turtle
  • American Crocodile
  • Andean (Spectacled) Bear
  • Black Crowned Crane
  • Brazilian Tapir
  • Burmese Python
  • Clouded Leopard
  • Double-wattled Cassowary
  • Eastern Box Turtle
  • Galapagos Tortoise
  • Giant Anteater
  • Giant Asian Pond Turtle
  • Military Macaw
  • Moluccan Cockatoo
  • Palawan Peacock Pheasant
  • Yellow-footed Tortoise
  • Yellow-spotted River Turtle
  • White Cockatoo
  • Andean Condor
  • Bush Dog
  • Chilean Flamingo
  • Diamondback Terrapin
  • Jaguar
  • Maned Wolf
  • Patagonian Cavy

Extinct (EX)

Species facing high risk of extinction in the wild.

Extinct in the Wild (EW)

The species no longer exists in its natural habitat.

Critically Endangered (CR)

Species facing extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

Endangered (EN)

Species facing very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Vulnerable (VU)

Species facing high risk of extinction in the wild.

Near Threatened (NT)

Species that are likely to become threatened in the near future.

Least Concern (LC)

These species are not in great risk of becoming threatened, but it does not mean it is not of conservation concern.

Data Deficent (DD)

Some species are difficult to study in the wild, making it difficult to assess their status.

Not Evaluated (NE)

The species has not been evaluated by the IUCN.

Open Daily 9 am - 5 pm

Closed only Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day

Address

Alexandria Zoo
3016 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
P: (318) 441-6810

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