General Zoo Info
Toledo Zoo Contact Information
Anthony Wayne Trail Entrance (Main entrance):
Use this address for GPS devices or other map-based applications
2 Hippo Way
P.O. Box 140130
Toledo, OH 43614
Broadway Street Entrance:
2700 Broadway Street
E-mail address for general inquiries (note: all solicitation e-mails for products and services will be disregarded—general inquiries only please):
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
Download our Zoo Guide Map to see a detailed map of the Zoo grounds
Toledo Zoo Mission and Accreditations
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.
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.
Click here to view our current 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.
Executive Director / CEO
Director of Animal Programs
Director of Institutional Advancement
Director of External Affairs
Director of Human Resources
Nancy L. Foley
Director of Finance
Director of Visitor Services
Director of Facilities & Planning
Director of Communications
Shayla Bell Moriarty
Director of Conservation and Research
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
Curator of Education
Curator of Fishes
Curator of Graphics & Exhibit Design
Assistant Director of Animal Programs / Curator of Herpetology
R. Andrew Odum
Curator of Birds
Curator of Horticulture
Assistant Director of Animal Programs
Dr. Randi Meyerson
Zoo Board Directors
Susan Allan Block
Carol Contrada (ex officio member)
Dr. Shanda Gore
Dr. Marcia Sloan-Latta
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