About JAZA

Rock ptarmigan © Y.Ishihara/Toyama Municipal Family Park Zoo

About Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums

We are a group of 140 zoos and aquariums in Japan that was formed to conserve nature and precious animals from an international perspective.

We work together to do things that cannot be done by individual zoos and aquariums from a Japan-wide perspective.

You have probably been to a zoo or aquarium before. What did you see there? Did you have fun? Zoos and Aquariums are facilities that were created for people to enjoy and learn about various things.

Here are some examples of what we do, using the four objectives we aim to fulfill as examples.41

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