The mission of this group is to advance the study of elephant cognition, communication and social behavior, and to promote the scientifically sound and ethical management and care of elephants.
ELP monitors the vocal activity of elephants to learn about their lives and the unique threats they face, and to directly aid in their conservation.
This group aims to ensure the conservation and welfare of Africa's elephants through scientific research, training, community outreach, public awareness and advocacy.
PAWS is dedicated to the protection of performing animals, to providing sanctuary to abused, abandoned and retired captive wildlife, to enforcing the best standards of care for all captive wildlife, to the preservation of wild species and their habitat and to promoting public education about captive wildlife issues.
Home to more than 660 native and exotic animals, the Zoo offers countless educational programs and activities for kids.