Wellington Zoo is nestled in the green belt of Wellington, New Zealand. Now over 100 years old, it was the countrys first Zoo and has 13-hectare dedicated to over 100 different species of fauna from across the globe. Wellington Zoo is a significant contributor to conservation efforts including breeding programs for endangered species such as the Sun Bear and Sumatran tiger, as well as spreading conservation and sustainability messages to the wider community.
Wellington Zoo is committed to the welfare of animals and wildlife both within the Zoo and around the World. As well as caring for their own animals, Wellington Zoo participates in breeding programs both locally and internationally, and contributes to conservation and research programs both within the Zoo, around the country and even overseas.