Swiss Association of Scientific Zoos

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Swiss Association of Scientific Zoos
TypeZoological organisation
  • Switzerland
Official language
German, French
Parent organization
World Association of Zoos and Aquariums

The Swiss Association of Scientific Zoos, or ZooSchweiz, is the zoological association responsible for the operation of zoos in Switzerland. ZooSchweiz is a member of Verband der Zoologischen Gärten, which is in turn affiliate to WAZA.[1][2] The association also use the name zoosuisse in French.[3][4]

The mission of the association is to make a contribution to the biodiversity of the Earth, through the conservation of animal species and their habitats.[5]

The association currently handles the management of nine institutions:[5]

See also


  1. ^ "Association Members". WAZA. Retrieved 2017-08-22.
  2. ^ "Building a Future for Wildlife - Appendix" (PDF). WAZA. pp. 66, 71. Retrieved 2017-08-22.
  3. ^ "zooschweiz". Verband der Zoologischen Gärten. Retrieved 2017-08-22.
  4. ^ "Un zoo est plus qu'un parc animalier". Zooschweiz website. 2017-05-24. Retrieved 2017-08-22.
  5. ^ a b "zooschweiz - Mission". ZooSchweiz. Retrieved 2017-08-22.