Fully accredited member of the AZA

About OKC Zoo

Welcome to the Oklahoma City Zoological Park
and Botanical Garden!

The Oklahoma City Zoo is a fully accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the American Alliance of Museums as both a living museum and a botanical garden with world-class habitats; a diverse animal collection of 459 species and approximately 1,401 animals; a new, state-of-the-art animal hospital; and a membership base of more than 28,000. The Zoo participates in numerous cooperative Species Survival Plan projects and is dedicated to the conservation of rare and endangered wildlife.

AZA-accredited facilities are dedicated to providing excellent care for their plants and animals, a great experience for guests and a better future for all living things.

 Vision Statement 

The Oklahoma City Zoological Park and Botanical Garden will be one of the world's premier zoological institutions, providing visitors and the community with exemplary recreational and educational opportunities.

Find the Explorer in You!

A symphony of sights awaits you at the Oklahoma City Zoo! Our ultimate goal is for you to  have the most memorable Zoo adventure possible. Come on! Listen to the adventurer in you! Explore the sights and sounds! Touch the Wild!

Mission Statement

The Oklahoma City Zoological Park and Botanical Garden shall contribute to an understanding and preservation of the earth's natural resources through positive recreational and educational experiences. The Zoo will also conduct and participate in scientifically based conservation programs that benefit animal and plant communities, both at the Zoo and in nature.


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