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.
WAZA COVID-19 Reopening Recommendations
The following recommendations are a compilation of reopening recommendations made by different WAZA recognised national and regional associations. Considering the diversity of territories and respective legislation under which WAZA member zoos and aquariums operate, these guidelines are merely general recommendations. Some suggestions might not be applicable for your region and/or particular institutions. Many WAZA recognised national/regional zoo and aquarium associations have further detailed recommendations that includes specific elements of respective local/national regulations. For additional details, we encourage you to explore those resources that are listed in the reference section.