The Phoenix Zoo is home to more than 1,300 animals including 200 endangered species and participates in 37 Species Survival Plans (SSPs) to breed and maintain endangered species populations in captivity.
If you've got questions about our animals, you've come to the right place. Look through the different sections below for information for school reports and additional resources. Please understand that the Zoo cannot provide medical advice for animals or your pets. If you think your pet is sick, make an appointment with a veterinarian right away.
The Phoenix Zoo receives numerous emails and we are not able to answer general animal questions. Look here for links to help you with your search.
Do you want to create a lasting memory of your Zoo visit or do you need to get some good pictures for a school project? Look here for tips on taking photographs of our animals.
Find out how we keep our animals from getting bored!
Animal Fact Sheets
Find detailed information on a select group of animals exhibited at the Phoenix Zoo.