Learn about the conservation success stories that have happened right in your own backyard. Discover how the Zoo has helped to bring back river otters and lake sturgeon to the Genesee River. Connect with local organizations to discover the positive effects of human conservation efforts. Explore citizen science through One Cubic Foot, what you can do to protect the Genesee, and local Native American cultures and their relationship with the environment.
Learn about the threats facing elephants due to human impact, including the complexities of the ivory trade, poaching, and human encroachment. Discover how zoos and conservation care are working to save these animals from extinction with programs such as the Species Survival Program, and our dedication to conservation partners like the International Elephant Foundation. Guests will come away with a better understanding of the importance of these megaherbivores, and what they can do to help save elephants from extinction.
Join us on October 7 for Snow Leopard Day. Learn about the unique adaptations of this beautiful species, and watch animal enrichment demos with Princess and Kaba. Learn about the Snow Leopard Trust and how your donations help snow leopards in their natural range in the Himalayas. Guests will also get updates on the new snow leopard habitat opening at Seneca Park Zoo next summer!