ZT Saves

Conservation

Conservation - ZooTampa at Lowry Park
“Our dedication to protect and preserve wildlife and the natural world we all share is at the forefront of everything we do. We aim to inspire guests, members, partner organizations and our community to join us in saving wildlife both in our backyards and around the globe. Together, we can make a lasting impact on the ONE world we share for future generations.”
Joe Couceiro
President & CEO of ZooTampa

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Committed to Florida Wildlife

We are a leader in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of Florida species. From majestic manatees and critically endangered Florida panthers to iridescent indigo snakes and playful otters, our team is at the fore front of helping the diverse species that call the sunshine state home.

Global Conservation

Saving species in today’s world takes vision, innovation and — most importantly — collaboration. We are committed to creating strong and successful partnerships with conservation organizations and field programs positioned at the forefront of species survival.

Caring for our animals

We are committed to providing the best care to the more than 1,000 animals that live at ZooTampa. From the state-of-the-art animal care campus to our Davide A Straz, Jr Manatee Critical Care, our team of animal care and medical experts is dedicated to the conservation and protection of all animals 24/7.

Jacarlene Animal Care campus

Catherine Lowry Straz Veterinary Hospital

David A. Straz, Jr. Manatee Critical Care Center

ZT Saves Global Work

Blogs from the team

Conservation - ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Sharing Best Practices to Save a Species

Recently, our Primates Team worked with two veterinarians from the Bornean Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF). This unique collaboration was intended to trade best practices between BOSF, which rescues, rehabilitates, and

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Conservation Education in Action

In September of 2023, I had the amazing opportunity to visit Elephant Human Relations Aid (EHRA) in central Namibia to witness their community conservation in action. Elephants are one of

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ZooTampa's Stories

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A New Home for Eastern Indigo Snakes

Our eastern indigo snakes have slithered their way into a new behind-the-scenes habitat designed to encourage breeding behavior for this imperiled species. Tucked behind the Sulawesi aviary, this four-stall structure

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International Sloth Day 2020

International Sloth Day Many people know that the adjective “sloth” means very lazy, but are the creatures that bear the same name lazy or just misunderstood? Today is International Sloth

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Our conservation partners

Conservation - ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Conservation - ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Conservation - ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Conservation - ZooTampa at Lowry Park
Conservation - ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Official Sustainability Partner

How you Can help

Each ONE of us can make a difference in the preservation of the ONE world we share. We encourage you to be a conservation leader in your home, community, and around the world! Small actions you take can make a huge impact on protecting and preserving wildlife and wild places. Consider making a donation to ZooTampa.