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Take Action at Home

20,000+ letters from people in El Paso could not help the wolf in Texas, could one piece of art?
Destruction of habitat and loss of biodiversity are creating the perfect conditions for diseases like COVID-19 to emerge
Grow an eco-garden
Make Earth Day Every Day – Palm Oil
Make Earth Day Every Day – Water Conservation
Make Earth Day Every Day – Plant a pollinator garden
Make Earth Day Every Day – Seafood Watch
Make Earth Day Every Day – Stop using single use plastics
Make Earth Day Every Day – Plant a garden
Speak out for the Mexican wolf during USFW Scoping Process


Zoo Animals

INVERTEBRATES
Tarantula

REPTILES
Ball python
Blue-tongued skink
Bolson tortoise
Coahuilan box turtle
Galapagos tortoise
Gray-banded kingsnake
Radiated tortoise
Rhinoceros iguana

BIRDS
Montezuma Quail
Working with birds of prey

MAMMALS
California sea lion
Chinchilla
Coati
Black-footed ferret
Giraffe
Jaguar
Lion-tailed macaque
Malayan tapir
Malayan tiger
Mexican wolf
Mountain lion
Ocelots
Orangutan
Orangutan (Tapanuli)
Peninsular pronghorn
Red River hogs
Sun bear
Three-banded armadillo

El Paso and Chihuahuan desert wildlife and plants

REPTILES
Alligator lizards
Horned lizards
Gray-banded Kingsnake
Rattlesnakes

Amphibians
Desert toads
Frog watch

BIRDS
Black-throated Sparrow
Cactus Wren
Cave Swallows
Doves
Red-tailed Hawk

MAMMALS
Bats
Fox
Kangaroo Rat
Mule deer
Javelina or collared peccary
Bat’s free-tail it back from Mexico
El Paso is a wild city
Coyote

INSECTS
Giant agave bugs among us
Welcome bugs to our backyards

PLANTS
Creosote bush
Eagles claw cactus
Yucca
Lechuguilla
Prickly-pear cactus
El Paso Blooms!

 

Nature Parks

Franklin Mountains
Rio Bosque Wetland Park


Zoo Conservation Programs

-African lions: African lions are powerful conservation ambassadors
-Asian elephant: Asian elephant conservation efforts in Sumatra
-Asian elephant: Juno and Savannah, conservation ambassadors
-Black Bears: How the zoo is helping Mexican black bears in Texas
-Burrowing Owls: Can we learn to share El Paso with Burrowing Owls?
-Cotton-top Tamarins: Zoo conservation efforts to help Cotton-top Tamarins
-Galapagos Tortoise: Conservation Spotlight
-General: Chihuahuan Desert Conservation Programs
-General: Conservation Partner: Frontera Land Alliance
-General: Conservation Spotlight: AAZK
-General: US Mexico Transboundary Protected Area
-General: Can we restore the Rio Grande?
-General: Zoo conservation efforts in Indonesia
-General: Zoo Conservation Partner Highlight: John Sproul
-General: Proposed Castner Range National Monument
-General: Conservation Partner: Robert Hii of Malaysia
-General: Parasitic wasps
-General: The El Paso Zoo is helping endangered species
-General: Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta
-Vaquita: Vaquita conservation efforts in Mexico
-Vaquita: Vaquita documentary


All about Zoos

The Rise of Tiger King and the truth about zoos
The Rise of Tiger King and the truth about zoos – part 2
The Rise of Tiger King and the truth about zoos – part 3
The Rise of Tiger King and the truth about zoos – part 4

Interactives

How many animals can you find?
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Club
Desert Seek and Find
Sofa Safaris