THE EL PASO ZOO SOCIETY, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization formed in 1963, is a charitable organization whose mission is to help the City of El Paso in expanding, upgrading and promoting the El Paso Zoo. Our financial support goes towards capital improvements, animal acquisition, conservation and educational programs for the Zoo. The Society's vision is to be the catalyst for the El Paso Zoo to provide a premier wildlife and natural habitat experience for residents of and visitors to the Paso del Norte region.