Frankfurt Zoological Society-US

FZS-US was founded in 2007 by American friends and supporters of the Frankfurt Zoological Society in order to introduce the organization to the US public and to facilitate American support for FZS projects and others like them. FZS-US is an independent, non-profit, 501c3 organization, designated a public charity by the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS). All donations to the organization are tax-deductible to the full extent provided by US law. FZS-US is based in Washington, DC.

The mission of FZS-US is to conserve wildlife and ecosystems focusing on protected areas and outstanding wild places. 


The vision of FZS-US is a world where wildlife and wild places are cherished and conserved in recognition of both their intrinsic worth and economic importance for present and future generations.


The goal of FZS-US is to work with and for people to secure biodiversity in select wilderness areas around the world. FZS-US concentrates its efforts in areas where the greatest needs meet with the highest conservation value as measured by biodiversity and wilderness. FZS-US has supported projects in Africa (Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe), Europe (Romania), Southeast Asia (Indonesia) and Latin America (Peru and Brazil).

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