In Memoriam

In memory of members of the WAZA community who have passed.

  • Molly Badham, Co-founder of Twycross Zoo, WAZA Life Member
  • Amy Camacho, Director and co-owner of Africam Safari Puebla
  • Petr Čolas, Director of Ostrava Zoo
  • William G. Conway, Senior Conservationist, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
  • Dr Ilkka Koivisto, Director Emeritus, Helsinki Zoo, WAZA Honorary Member
  • Dr John Knowles, Founder Marwell Wildlife, WAZA Honorary Member
  • Dr Bohumil Král, Director Emeritus, Zoo Brno, WAZA Honorary Member
  • Prof Dr Ernst M. Lang, Former Director, Zoologischer Garten Basel AG, WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Jeremy Mallinson OBE, Director Emeritus of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, WAZA Life Member, awarded the WAZA Heini Hediger Award in 1998
  • Prof Dr Wilbert Neugebauer, Director Emeritus, Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten, WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Murray A. Newman, Director Emeritus, Vancouver Aquarium, WAZA Life Member
  • Dr George Rabb, Director Emeritus, Brookfield Zoo
  • Dr Theodore Reed, Director Emeritus, Smithsonian’s Conservation Biology Institute’s Center for Species Survival, WAZA Life Member
  • Suriya Saengpong, Zoological Organization Thailand
  • Dr Arne Schiøtz, Director of Danmarks Akvarium, WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Józef Skotnicki, Director Zoo Kraków
  • Vladimir Spitsin, President of Moscow Zoo and the Eurasian Regional Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EARAZA)
  • Dr Pedro Trebbau, WAZA Honorary Member
  • Sally Raulston Walker, Founder Zoo Outreach Organization (ZOO)
  • Dr David E. Wildt, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Smithsonian’s Conservation Biology Institute’s Center for Species Survival
  • Steve Wylie, former Director of Oklahoma City Zoo, WAZA Life Member

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is the global alliance of regional associations, national federations, zoos and aquariums, dedicated to the care and conservation of animals and their habitats around the world.

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