Unique Ways to Save Wildlife

Molly Feltner photo Mtn Gorilla Project

The Houston Zoo saves animals in the wild by partnering with likeminded programs and organizations.  We recognize that protecting our natural world is a collective task and we look for every opportunity to strengthen our impact.  We support long-term solutions that promote harmony between animals and people.


The Photo Ark


The Photo Ark is a collection of unique animals (some taken here at the Houston Zoo!) by National Geographic photographer, Joel Sartore. The photo Ark’s compelling images encourage viewers to save animals from extinction.


Saving Lions


Learn how small groups of committed individuals are helping wild lions in Africa. The African Lion Conservation Program is dedicated to saving animals in the wild. An animal that has been prominent for decades in media, movies, television and even zoos, is quietly disappearing across their historical range in Africa.