John Ball Zoo

AZA Saving Animals from Extinction (SAFE)

United States

Saving Animals From Extinction focuses the collective expertise within AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums and leverages their massive audiences to save species. SAFE is a framework that protects threatened animals, builds on established recovery plans and history of commitment, prioritizes collaboration among AZA member institutions, and implements strategic conservation and stakeholder engagement activities. John Ball Zoo is a Founder’s Circle supporter of the AZA SAFE program. To learn more, visit