List of Current WAZA International Studbooks

Information as of 28 September 2022

The International studbooks for endangered and rare species are kept under the auspices of WAZA and are overseen by the Committee for Population Management (CPM), in collaboration with Species360. They represent the highest level of global monitoring and management and provide a valuable service to the zoological community.

Currently, there are more than 130 active international studbooks, including more than 140 species or sub-species.

Common name Scientific name International Studbook Keeper(s) Host institution(s) Host Region Established in
Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus Laurie Marker Cheetah Conservation Fund Africa 1987
Black-winged Starling Acridotheres melanopterus Anaïs Tritto and Resit Sozer Jurong Bird Park and Cikananga Conservation Breeding Centre Asia 2016
Addax Addax nasomaculatus Wendy Enright The Living Desert North America 1989
Congo Peafowl Afropavo congensis Steven Vansteenkiste Royal Zoological Society of Antwerp Europe 1988
Red Panda Ailurus fulgens fulgens Janno Weerman Royal Rotterdam Zoological & Bot. Gardens (Rotterdam Zoo/Diergaarde Blijdorp) Europe 1979
Red Panda Ailurus fulgens styani Janno Weerman Royal Rotterdam Zoological & Bot. Gardens (Rotterdam Zoo/Diergaarde Blijdorp) Europe 1979
Chinese alligator Alligator sinensis Melanie Litton Audubon Zoo North America 1982
Black Howler Monkey Alouatta caraya Valéria do Socorro Pereira Fundação Zoo-Botânica de Belo Horizonte South America 1989
Lear's macaw Anodorhynchus leari Angelica Sugieda São Paulo Zoo South America 2019
Asian Small-clawed Otter Aonyx cinereus Jason Palmer New Forest Wildlife Park North America 1990
Buffon's Macaw Ara ambiguus Sandrine Silhol Zoo des Sables d’Olonne Europe 1994
Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis Marcia Weinzettl Loro Parque Europe 1997
Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori Sara Hallager Smithsonian's National Zoological Park North America 1996
Ploughshare Tortoise Astrochelys yniphora Matthias Goetz Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust Europe 2011
Babirusa Babyrousa babyrussa Jörg Beckmann Tiergarten der Stadt Nürnberg Europe 1987
Gaur Bos gaurus André Schüle Zoo Berlin Europe 1966
Banteng Bos javanicus Ivan Chandra and Steve Metzler Taman Safari Indonesia Bogor - Cisarua and Dallas Zoo Asia / North America 1987
Anoa Bubalus Marcel Alaze Allwetterzoo Münster Europe 1983
Great Indian Hornbill Buceros bicornis Koen Brouwer Attica Zoological Park Europe 1990
Goeldi's Monkey Callimico goeldii Sheila Wojciechowski Brookfield Zoo (Chicago Zoological Society) North America 1969
Mexican Wolf Canis lupus baileyi Sarah Greely The Living Desert North America 1979
Japanese Serow Capricornis crispus Hitoshi Murai Toyama Municipal Family Park Zoo Asia 1971
Caracal Caracal caracal Kristen Clark Smithsonian's National Zoological Park North America 1994
Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius Nicole LaGreco San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance North America 2013
Yellow-backed Duiker Cephalophus silvicultor Jessica Biggins Milwaukee County Zoo North America 1995
Northern White Rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum cottoni Samantha de Belle Flamingo Land Europe 1966
Southern White Rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum simum Samantha de Belle Flamingo Land Europe 1966
Diana Monkey Cercopithecus diana diana Andrea Dempsey ARTIS Royal Zoo Amsterdam Europe 1988
Indochinese Sika Deer Cervus nippon pseudaxis Jan Pluháček Ostrava Zoological Garden and Botanical Park Europe 1993
Pygmy Hippopotamus Choeropsis liberiensis Beatrice Steck Zoologischer Garten Basel AG Europe 1966
Maned Wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus Ruben Holland Zoo Leipzig Europe 1972
Oriental White Stork Ciconia boyciana Ami Nakajima Tama Zoological Park Asia 1994
Blue-billed Curassow Crax alberti Christopher Holmes San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance North America 2007
Aruba Island Rattlesnake Crotalus durissus unicolor Stan Mays Houston Zoo North America 1985
Fossa Cryptoprocta ferox Johannes Pfleiderer Zoo Duisburg Europe 2000
Aye-aye Daubentonia madagascariensis Eluned Price Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust Europe 1992
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo Dendrolagus goodfellowi Megan Richardson Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens Oceania 1987
Matschie's Tree Kangaroo Dendrolagus matschiei Davi Ann Norsworthy Lincoln Children's Zoo North America 1987
Sumatran Rhinoceros Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Michael Michael Meyerhoff Zoo Leipzig Europe 1986
Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis Christian Kern Tierpark Berlin Europe 1966
Somali Wild Ass Equus africanus somaliensis Beatrice Steck Zoologischer Garten Basel AG Europe 1968
Grevy's Zebra Equus grevyi Tanya Langenhorst Marwell Wildlife Europe 1977
Kiang Equus hemionus holdereri Nick Karpov Moscow Zoo Europe 1971
Kulan Equus hemionus kulan Anna Mękarska ZOO Wroclaw Sp. z o.o. Europe 1961
Persian Onager Equus hemionus onager Adriane Prahl Tierpark Hagenbeck Europe 1961
Przewalski's Horse Equus przewalskii Jaroslav Simek Prague Zoo Europe 1959
Hartmann's Mountain Zebra Equus zebra hartmannae Tanya Langenhorst Marwell Wildlife Europe 1987
Blue-eyed Black Lemur Eulemur flavifrons Peggy Hoppe Loveland Living Planet Aquarium North America 1987
Black Lemur Eulemur macaco Richard Brown Dudley Zoological Gardens North America 1987
Sand Cat Felis margarita Jérôme Catinaud Le Parc des Félins Europe 1988
Black-footed Cat Felis nigripes Kara Heynis Lory Park Zoo and Owl Sanctuary Africa 1987
Gordon's Wild Cat Felis silvestris gordoni Alexander Sliwa Cologne Zoo Europe 1996
Blue-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax courtoisi Laura Gardner ZSL London Zoo Europe 2012
Cuvier's Gazelle Gazella cuvieri Eulalia Moreno and Gerardo Espeso Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas, CSIC Europe 1987
Saharawi Dorcas Gazelle Gazella dorcas neglecta Teresa Abáigar Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas, CSIC Europe 1991
Slender-horned Gazelle