Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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We exist to enrich our community’s quality of life and to inspire a greater appreciation of wildlife for the advancement of conservation action. The support of the citizens of Ohio and more than two million guests who experience the Zoo each year enable us to focus on this important work.

DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS:

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is home to more than 10,000 animals representing over 575 species from around the globe. The Zoo complex is a recreational and education destination that includes the 22-acre Zoombezi Bay water park and 18-hole Safari Golf Club. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium also operates the Wilds, a 10,000-acre conservation center and safari park located in southeastern Ohio.

The Zoo is a regional attraction with global impact; contributing more than $1 million annually to support over 70 conservation projects worldwide. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Columbus Zoo has earned Charity Navigator’s prestigious 4-star rating.

COMPANY STATISTICS:

Location: 4850 W. Powell Road, Powell, Ohio  43065, Delaware County
Type of Industry: Zoological
Products/Services: Recreation, conservation, education 
Number of Current Employees: 350 Full time
Year Company Started: 1927
Website: www.columbuszoo.org

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