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Help for unknown endangered species


Would you like to learn more about the species, ZGAP has taken action for since its foundation? We chose a small selection of completed and ongoing projects to give you an impression of our manifold activities.


Would you like to commit yourself to species conservation and support the ideas of ZGAP? We are happy to welcome new members, who are interested to learn more about our work and want to participate financially or bring in their expertise.

Donate & Help

Here, we inform you about how you can contribute to the conservation of highly endangered species – either through donations, spreading news on social media, publication of  free ads, internships, and much more.  

Thanks to all our supporters, we have contributed to numerous activities since 1982

Last update: November 2022

  • more than313projects

  • in more than50countries

  • for more than289 species

  • 10protected areas

  • and4,4million € funding in total

  • We carefully choose projects with the profound support of our advisory board

  • We are in touch with our project partners to ensure the adequacy of our project expenses

  • We report about the results of the projects in our journal "ZGAP Mitteillungen"

  • Everyone can donate to our projects fast and easily

  • ZGAP is recogniosed as charitable, so your donation is tax deductible

  • We guarantee that 100% of your donation will be used for conservation work

Your donation is an investment in the future!

Scientific studies

We support on site projects, which aim at gaining new scientific knowledge and thus provide a profound basis of decision-making for future protective measures.

Breeding programs

We support breeding programs to foster the recovery and stabilsation of endangered species.


The projects we support establish sanctuaries for endangered unknown species, which are not in focus of other conservational organisations.

PR and education

Wie support projects that raise awareness among local communities and qualify local professionals.

Current information on ZGAP

The gecko is "Zoo Species of the Year 2024"

Learn more about the campaign’s background and the projects we support!

These projects currently need your particular attention

With your donation, you can help us to support these urgent activities!


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