Conservation

SAVING WILD THINGS AND WILD PLACES

wild elephants at a water hole

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Indianapolis Zoo is to protect nature and inspire people to care for our world. One of the keystones of the Indianapolis Zoo’s commitment to conservation is to support efforts around the world to save wildlife and wild places, here’s a taste of what the Indianapolis Zoo is doing to ensure the continued conservation of the natural world and wildlife across the globe.

SAVING SPECIES CHALLENGE

The Indianapolis Zoo Saving Species Challenge will award a $1 million grant to one organization that can develop and execute a plan that will have a measurable and sustainable impact on the survival of an animal species.