General Zoo Info

Toledo Zoo Contact Information

Main Line:

419-385-5721

Information Line:

419-385-4040

Anthony Wayne Trail Entrance (Main entrance):

Use this address for GPS devices or other map-based applications

2 Hippo Way

Toledo, Ohio

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 140130

Toledo, OH 43614

Broadway Street Entrance:

2700 Broadway Street

Toledo, Ohio

E-mail address for general inquiries (note: all solicitation e-mails for products and services will be disregarded—general inquiries only please):

toledozooinfo@toledozoo.org

Vendor Profile Form

Click here to download our Vendor Profile form as a PDF file

Discover Your Toledo Zoo, an Overview:

The Toledo Zoo is one of the world’s most complete zoos—it’s also the region’s top family destination! Let The Toledo Zoo take you from the Arctic tundra to the wilds of Africa, from the tropical rainforest to the Sonoran Desert and all points between—all in one great day.

Each year nearly one million people come to The Toledo Zoo to experience the wonders of the natural world, stroll our beautiful grounds and explore our historic WPA-era buildings. As you do, you’ll encounter animals ranging from mammoth African elephants and majestic bald eagles to tiny toads and and even insects and spiders. For more than 100 years, The Toledo Zoo has engaged and inspired countless families and created memories that carry on for generations. Come be a part of this incredible legacy and make a few memories of your own!

Map of the Zoo and Photo Gallery

map

Download our Zoo Guide Map to see a detailed map of the Zoo grounds

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.

 

Fiscal information

The Toledo Zoo is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

The Toledo Zoo & Aquarium has earned the highest rating possible, four stars, from Charity Navigator. This is in recognition of our commitment to sound fiscal management, accountability, and transparency.

The Toledo Zoo is ranked 4-star by Charity Navigator

Click here for Form 990 for Fiscal Year 2016

Click here for Form 990 for Fiscal Year 2015

Click here for Form 990 for Fiscal Year 2014

Click here for audited financials from 2013 and 2014

Click here for audited financials from 2014 and 2015

Click here for audited financials from 2015 and 2016

 

Annual Reports

Click here to view our 2015 annual report as a PDF with links to multiple videos, animal fact pages, and behind the scenes stories.

Click here to view our 2014 annual report as a PDF with links to multiple videos, animal fact pages, and behind the scenes stories.

Click here to view our 2013 annual report as a PDF with links to multiple videos, animal fact pages, and behind the scenes stories.

Click here to view our 2012 annual report as a PDF with links to multiple videos, animal fact pages, and behind the scenes stories.

Zoo Administration

Executive Director / CEO

Jeff Sailer

Deputy Director

Ron Fricke

Director of Animal Programs

Terry Webb

Director of Institutional Advancement

Mary Fedderke

Director of External Affairs

Bob Vasquez

Director of Human Resources

Nancy L. Foley

Director of Finance

Sue Bagdonas

Director of Visitor Services

Dennis Schnurbusch

Director of Facilities & Planning

Rick Payeff

Director of Communications

Shayla Bell Moriarty

 

Director of Conservation and Research

Kent Bekker

Emeritus Director of Conservation and Research

Dr. Peter J. Tolson

Veterinarian and Director of Animal Health and Nutrition

Dr. Ric Berlinski

Curator of Behaviorial Husbandry

Beth Posta

Curator of Education

Mitchell Magdich

Curator of Fishes

Jay Hemdal

Curator of Graphics & Exhibit Design

Alex DeBeukelaer

Assistant Director of Animal Programs / Curator of Herpetology

R. Andrew Odum

Curator of Birds

Chuck Cerbini

Curator of Horticulture

Nancy Bucher

Assistant Director of Animal Programs

Dr. Randi Meyerson

Registrar

Wyn Hall

Zoo Board Directors

OFFICERS

President

Pamela Hershberger

Vice President

John Jones

Treasurer

Elaine Canning

Secretary

William McDonnell

Susan Allan Block

Peter Boyer

Angelita Cruz-Bridges

Carol Contrada (ex officio member)

Dr. Shanda Gore

James Haudan

James Hoffman

Sandra Hylant

William McDonnell

Bonnie Rankin

Harlan Reichle

Dr. Marcia Sloan-Latta

Clarence Smith

Mark Stockwell

Olivia Summons

Lamont Thurston

Complimentary Ticket or Zoo Membership Donation Requests:

The Toledo Zoo will consider donating 2 one-day admission passes (good for any daytime visit during the calendar year the tickets were issued) or a one-year membership to qualifying non-profit organizations (or groups sponsored by them) to be used as prizes or auction items for events or fundraising activities. Click here to see if your organization qualifies and to get more info

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