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Toledo Zoo

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Toledo Zoo Mission and Accreditations

Our mission: Inspiring others to join us in caring for animals and conserving the natural world.

As our mission statement indicates, the Toledo Zoo is committed to providing excellent care for our animals, as well as conserving the natural world. We are implementing multiple green practices in our operations, and several members of our staff are highly involved with conservation efforts, both local and international. We are working to preserve endangered and threatened species from butterflies and birds to toads and elephants. Fully accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), The Toledo Zoo is involved with breeding animals through the Species Survival Program that is helping to ensure a future for some truly amazing species.


Jessica Denny

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018
They have excellent exhibits and lots of great things to do with little ones. The aquarium is beautiful and spacious. They have a touch pool, and on certain days and times they have a diver in the large tank to high five the kids through the window. The natural science museum is currently under construction, and is said to open February 2019. They also have a small splash park near their play area in the heart of the zoo, so bring a suit and towel when you go and let them cool off from the sun. Excellent zoo! Love this place 👌

Jennifer Karas

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
It's a great zoo with a lot of great things to see. They have a splash pad which is really great for super hot days. They have a spot where you can feed giraffes leaves of romaine lettuce and that's really neat for any age. The train and the carousel are extra cost but pretty neat. This is definitely one of my favorite zoos I've ever been to and we live in the area so we have a membership. If you go twice, the membership pays for itself so definitely worth it.

Damon Bosonac

Saturday, July 7, 2018
A medium sized zoo that you can take a quick trip through or take your time and easily spend 5 or 6 hours there. The carousel was nice, it was a good thing to do just before we left. The animal enclosures were neat and clean. The name and info tags at the cages were clearly visible and informative. As usual some of the animals weren't visible. Not a big deal, we saw about 90% of the animals. The zoo overall was clean and well kept. The bathrooms were clean, a plus. The nicest animal to see was the baby gorilla. There was a small crowd there, she was playing right at the glass. We brought drinks and snacks so we didn't buy any food there. It seemed everything there was ADA compliant. A nice way to spend a great family day.

Rebecca Spragg-Balogh

Saturday, July 21, 2018
This zoo is huge and will be a day packed with fun. Lots of walking. There are so many great animal exhibits here. We were there for about 4 hours and still didn't get to everything. But the elephants were awesome - be sure to make the walk all the way to the indoor area. Also the polar bears were nice - they have an indoor viewing area which was perfect because it started raining (also nice to go in the winter and watch them play without freezing your tush off)

Kathy Harris

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The Toledo Zoo for the last 3 yrs has been a huge blessing to me. I was taking care of my mom with Alzheimer's And on my time away I came and walked the zoo. I was able to regroup and be my best for my mom. Last week we celebrated her home going and now I walk to remember her while at the zoo. The animals today we're extra lively, and playful. Another message that mom is happy in heaven. The staff has ALWAYS been so kind and helpful, even when I was having a bad day..they cheered me up...I live in Michigan but love the Toledo zoo!!!

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