The Chattanooga Zoo is proud to announce the newest capital campaign, Reaching Great Heights, to raise $10 million dollars for a new African Expansion.
The African Expansion will feature:
- Multiple exhibits including giraffe and lion,
- Multiple view opportunities per exhibit
- Commanding views of the new exhibits from the front entry of the Zoo
- Stations for animal feedings and encounters for guests
- Areas for interactive education encounters, keeper talks, and small group presentations
- Special Event Plaza holding up to 300 guests
- Additional concessions building with catering
- Additional restrooms for guest accessibility
The African Expansion support's the Zoo's Goals & Mission:
- Create an exhibit that will propel the Zoo to new
- Strengthen the Zoo’s business model and
- Further the Zoo’s conservation and education mission.
- Establish higher standards of exhibitory, animal viewing, and immersion.
- Integrate the new development into the overall guest experience.
- 2018: Opening of the Giraffe Exhibit and Event Plaza
- 2020: Opening of the Lion Exhibit and Smaller Animal Exhibits
A project of this magnitude requires widespread support from all Zoo supporters. Your generous support and love for your community Zoo will help us achieve our goals and stay true to our mission. Gifts of all sizes are needed and together we can make this amazing project a reality.