NFD Partners - Zoos

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a 98-acre zoo, botanical garden, natural history museum, art gallery dedicated to inspiring understanding and conservation of the Sonoran Desert. It features 21 interpreted acres with two miles of walking paths through various desert habitats, 230 animal species and 1,200 types of plants, and a comprehensive regional mineral collection. It is also the home to Arizona’s state dinosaur, Sonorasaurus, and one of the homes of Arizona’s first horned dinosaur, Crittendenceratops. Beyond merely an attraction, the Museum's conservation and research programs are providing important information to help sustain the Sonoran Desert region. The Desert Museum's Art Institute inspires conservation through art education and gallery exhibits. The Desert Museum is ranked on as one of the Top 10 Museums in the country and the #1 Tucson attraction.


Dallas Zoo

The Mission of Dallas Zoo Inc. is to inspire passion for nature and conserve wildlife. One way this is achieved is through our Nature Exchange, located in the Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo. Nature Exchange is a learning environment that encourages people to get out into nature and actively observe, collet, study and share the world around them.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Vision is, “Inspiring discovery and appreciation of the Earth’s wildlife through innovative experiences in a caring environment.

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Last updated: April 18, 2019