Saint Louis Zoo Mission
To conserve animals and their habitats through animal management, research, recreation, and educational programs that encourage the support and enrich the experience of the public.
The care and protection of our animals, the conservation of their species and the preservation of the wild places where they exist are the driving forces of all organizational activities.
We care for and about people: our staff, our volunteers, our visitors and our partners.
Our success as a mission-driven organization depends on our ability to achieve and sustain business excellence.
We create a healthy work community through our actions, attitudes, values and ethics.
We support the power of new, creative and innovative ideas.
We share information freely and proactively.
We are truthful; we accept responsibility for our actions and hold each other accountable.
We support wellness, stability, fulfillment and enjoyment in our professional and personal lives.