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An alphabetical listing of all known guidebooks published by collections in North America.

Recent changes to this page:

  • June 2012 - added Honolulu 1987.
  • July 2015 - Dallas World Aquarium guides updated (2012 and 2014 added)

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Cover Date Comments Code
DAKOTA ZOO
Bismarck, North Dakota
Various animals dr. 1961
h
DALLAS WORLD AQUARIUM
Dallas, Texas   1992 -
Black cover with three small insets 1995 ca.
b
" 1998 ca. Larger than above b
Orinoco crocodile 1999
Ch
White cover plus aquarium entrance 1999 ca.
b
Manatee 2000
Zh
Toucan and waterfall 2001
EZh
Giant Otter 2002
Many
Bull shark 2004 ca.
Many
Building at night 2005 ca.
YZbh
View from shark tunnel 2008 ca.
Ch
"
2010 ca.
Believe to be updated version
Ac
Horned Guan2010 ca.
May have a 2011 commemorative stick on cover
Ab
"2012 ca. K
View from shark tunnel2014 ca. Y
DALLAS ZOO
Dallas, Texas   1888 -
Jaguar 1980 © 1st edition Many
Okapi ? "The Wilds of Africa" c
Leopard 1990 " c
Map plus inset of gorilla 1991 " CUbh
DENVER ZOO
Denver, Colorado   1896 -
Yellow bars and 6 animal pictures 1953 ©
bh
Giraffe head 1976 ©
Many
Bengal tiger 1984 ©
Many
Jaguar 2002 ©
Many
Cock of the Rock 1975 Bird House guide Ecf
DETROIT ZOO
Detroit, Michigan   1928 -
Lioness dr. 1932
h
Black rhinos 1946
bc
Tiger 1947 ©
Ch
Polar bears 1948 ©
Zh
Chimp wearing t-shirt dr. 1949 ©
AEfh
Bear dr. 1951
U
Lion dr. 1952
AEbh
Elephant cartoon dr. 1952
Many
Red-breasted toucan dr. 1954 ©
Many
Hippo dr. 1955 ©
Many
Gorilla baby dr. 1956 ©
Zch
Tiger dr. 1958 ©
CUh
Lion's head cartoon dr. 1959
EU
Gorilla dr. 1960
Ubh
Polar bear dr. 1961 ©
Many
Giraffes 1962 ©
Many
Reptile house 1963
Uf
Polar bear enclosure 1965 ©
Many
Tigers 1966 ca. "The Dynamic Detroit Zoo" b
Tigers in enclosure 1966
bc
African lions 1968 ©
AEfh
Emperor penguins 1971 ©
Many
Flamingoes 1978 ©
Many
Polar bears 2000 ©
Many
DISNEY'S ANIMAL KINGDOM
Bay Lake, Florida   1998 -
African savannah 1997 © "A Sneak Preview" Eb
Lion cub 1998 "The Official Insider’s Guide" AZb
Giraffe 2000 © "Field Guide" Many
Tree of life and Disney characters 2007
h
DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM
Denver, Colorado   1999 -
Shark plus 4 smaller pictures 1999 ©
Eh
Writing 2000 © Field guide Zbc
Waterfall plus 6 drawings down right side 2001
h
" 2002 ©
EZh
DUKE UNIVERSITY PRIMATE CENTER
Durham, North Carolina
Sifaka ? Brochure style E
Duluth Zoo - see LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO
EL PASO ZOO
El Paso, Texas   1941 -
Black jaguar 1990 M
bch
EXOTIC ANIMAL PARADISE
Springfield, Missouri   1971 - 2006
Alligator skin with zebra, car and bear dr. 1960s L 32pp. (ENZb)?c
" 1960s L 32pp. Many changes (ENZb)?c
FAIRMONT PARK AQUARIUM
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   1911 - 1962
Fish dr. 1929
b
FLORIDA AQUARIUM
Tampa, Florida   1995 -
Water drop 1996 ca.
Ebh
Aquarium building and 6 smaller pictures 2003 ca.
Many
FORT WAYNE CHILDREN'S ZOO
Fort Wayne, Indiana   1965 -
Kangaroos, giraffe and peacock 1989 "25th Anniversary Photo Album" CEbh
FORT WHYTE CENTRE
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Wood Duck 1990s Waterfowl trail f
FORT WORTH ZOO
Fort Worth, Texas   1909 -
Giraffe dr. 1999 "Safari Sam's Field Guide" c
Tiger's head 2003 ©
Ebfh
" 2007 © New edition b
FOSSIL RIM WILDLIFE CENTER
Glen Rose, Texas   1984 -
Grant's zebras date?
h
FRANKLIN PARK ZOO
Boston, Massachusetts   1910 -
Girl feeding goats 1970 ca.
b
FRESNO CHAFFEE ZOO
Fresno, California   1947 -
Indian elephant 1955 ca. Yellow background b
" 1955 ca. Green background b
Young gorillas dr. 1962 ©
Many
Siberian tiger 1980s
h
GATORLAND
Orlando, Florida
Alligator 1979 "A Book about Alligators and Gatorland Zoo" bc
GEORGIA AQUARIUM
Atlanta, Georgia
Beluga 2005 Inaugural edition (YZ)?b
" 2005 "at Pemberton Place" (YZ)?b
Whale shark 2007
Many
" 2007 "Sea Nettle" added to p31 Eh
Loggerhead turtle 2009
h
GLADYS PORTER ZOO
Brownsville, Texas   1971 -
Jaguar 1973 # 1st edition Many
Gorilla 1983 # 2nd edition Many
Gorilla head 2002 ©
Many
GOLDEN GATE PARK ZOO
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   ? - 1972
Lion cub 1960s
f
Granby: ZOO DE GRANBY
Granby, Quebec
Blue and yellow macaw 1976
bf
Tiger 1980s "A magic paradise" Ebf
Cheetahs 1980s " f
Jaguar, iguana and butterfly 1987 1st edition b
GREAT PLAINS ZOO
Sioux Falls, South Dakota   1963 -
Pronghorn 1960s Horizontal f
Pronghorn 1970s
Many
GREATER VANCOUVER ZOO
Aldergrove, British Columbia
Albino black bear, tiger and Asian elephant 1998 ©
ENbf
Guadalajara: ZOOLÓGICO Y SAFARI GUADALAJARA
Guadalajara, Mexico
Visitors on bridge 1986-88 Hard back b
Giraffe 1991 52pp. b
HAWTHORN MELLODY ZOO
Libertyville, Illinois   CLOSED
Duck, lion, eagle, elephant 1955
Zh
Lion cub, guanaco, cockatoo 1955 "New edition" Cbch
Merry-go-round with animals and children 1960 ca.
b
Hemmingford: PARC SAFARI HEMMINGFORD
Hemmingford, Quebec
Lion 1972
b
Drawing of a tiger and circus scenes 1982 ca.
Ebf
Park logo and giraffe in sunset 2003
Ef
Henry Doorly Zoo - see OMAHA'S HENRY DOORLY ZOO
HENRY VILAS PARK ZOO
Madison, Wisconsin   1911 -
Tiger cub 1974 "Zoo Favourities" f
Highland Park Zoo - see PITTSBURGH ZOO
Hogle Zoo - see UTAH'S HOGLE ZOO
HOMOSASSA SPRINGS
Florida
Floating Observatory and Fishes ?
Z
HONOLULU ZOO
Honolulu, Hawaii
Barn dr. 1978 Self guided barn tour f
Lion cub dr.
1987 #
Language guide for childrenb
HOUSTON ZOO
Houston, Texas   1921 -
Child in front of giraffe exhibit 1968
h
Quail 1969
c
Stuhlmann's guenons 1975 ©
Many
Leopard dr. 1998/9 Children's guide f
Parson's chameleon 2004 © 1st edition Many
INDIANAPOLIS ZOO
Indianapolis, Indiana   1964 -
Tiger, kangaroos, tropical fish, fennex fox 1988 © 1st edition Many
White lion logo 1990s
f
INTERNATIONAL ANIMAL EXCHANGE
Various locations - Head Office: Ferndale, Michigan
Giraffe and skyscrapers dr. 1985 ca. "International Wildlife Park... An Oasis in the Heart of the Metroplex" b
Giraffe's head, logo, etc. 1985 ca. "African Lion Safari" b
Mandrill 1985 ca. "International Wildlife Park & African Safari" bc
Giraffe's head, logo, etc. 1985 ca. "International Wildlife Park" b
" 1986 ca. "International Wildlife Park" - updated version b
INTERNATIONAL CRANE FOUNDATION
Barabee, Wisconsin
Crane dr. 1986 #
c
INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE PARK
Grand Prairie, Texas   1972 - 1990
Lion with zebras, giraffe and car in background 1970 ca.
b
Giraffe 1987 ca.
E
JACKSON ZOO
Jackson, Mississippi   1919 -
8 Illustrated animal pictures 2000 ca. Teacher's Guide Z
JENNER'S ZOOLOGICAL, EDUCATIONAL & AMUSEMENT PARK
Loup City, Nebraska   1889 - 1942
Text only 1925 # 88pp. c
" ? 99pp. c
" 1930 # 96pp. C
" 1931
b
Jimmy Morgan Zoo - see BIRMINGHAM ZOO
J. N. "DING" DARLING NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
Sanibel, Florida
Roseate spoonbill 1980s
A
JOHN BALL ZOO
Grand Rapids, Michigan   1891 -
Tiger 1984 #
Zb
Maned wolf 1989 ©
EYb
JOHN G. SHEDD AQUARIUM
Chicago, Illinois   1930 -
Tropical fish dr. 1933 # 1st edition bch
" 1935 # 2nd edition c
" 1940 # 3rd edition Abh
" 1944 # 4th edition Ch
" 1947 # 4th ed. (reprint) ANch
" 1950 # 4th ed. (reprint) Zh
" 1953 # 4th ed. (reprint) ACfh
" 1956 # 4th ed. (reprint) Ebfh
" 1960 # 4th ed. (5th reprint) ch
" 1964 # 4th ed. (6th reprint) AEfh
" 1968 # Reprint AEbh
Moon jellyfish 1980 ©
Many
Harlequin tusk fish 1983 ©
Many
General view 1991 "Oceans of Gratitude, Oceanarium Commemorative Book" b
Dolphins dr. 1991 ca. Oceanarium guide Many
Piranhas 2000 ca. "Amazon Rising, Seasons of the River" bc
Jungle Larry's Safari - see NAPLES ZOO
Jungle Habitat - see WARNER BROTHERS JUNGLE HABITAT
KANSAS CITY ZOO
Kansas City, Missouri   1909 -
Zebra and foal 1961
Zh
Young gorilla and leopard cub 1974 #
bcf
Young orangutans 1982 ©
Ebfh
Ring-tailed lemurs 1987 ©
EUbh
World traveller guide ?
Eh
Warthog 1995 Photo Safari Ybh
KINGS ISLAND WILD ANIMAL HABITAT
Kings Island, Ohio   1974 - 1993
Graphics 1985 ca.
b
Animal spots 1989
c
KNOXVILLE ZOO
Knoxville, Tennessee   1946 -
Tiger cub 1988 ©
CUZh
Lafayette Zoological Park - see VIRGINIA ZOO
LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO
Duluth, Minnesota   1923 -
Brown bear dr. 1954
cf
Bear 1965
U
Polar bear 2000
Cbc
LEE RICHARDSON ZOO
Garden City, Kansas
Title in red and small monkey graphic 1955 ca. "Hoot! Hoot! Here’s Who’s Who..." b
LINCOLN CHILDREN'S ZOO
Lincoln, Nebraska
Cotton-top tamarin 1978
f
LINCOLN PARK ZOO
Chicago, Illinois   1868 -
Tiger snarling dr.
1936
22pp.
~
Keeper and elephant 1963 ©
Many
Snow leopard 1960s
Many
Gorilla sitting 1980s 48pp. Many
" 1980s 56pp. Many
" 1983 ca. 60pp. Many
Gorilla 1990 24pp. Many
" 1990 28pp. "Zoobook" Many
Tiger 1995 "Zoobook" Many
Lion 1999 ©
Many
Two children approaching barn 1970s "Farm in the Zoo" f
Gibbon dr. 1992 "Helen Brach Primate House" c
Three small animal photos 1997 "Creatures of Habitat" Eh
LION COUNTRY SAFARI
Irvine, California   1970 - 1984
Male lion plus zebras, giraffe and car in the background 1970
Many
" 1970 Different page layout Many
Lions and giraffes 1974 ca.
UZb
LION COUNTRY SAFARI
West Palm Beach, Florida   1967 -
Lions and cars 1970 ca.
Ub
Lion, giraffe, zebras date?
h
Lion date?
h
Giraffe 1980 ca.
bh
Lions in the grass 1985 ca.
CYb
Lion Country Safari, Kings Island - see KINGS ISLAND WILD ANIMAL HABITAT
Lion Country Safari, Texas - see INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE PARK
LITTLE ROCK ZOO
Little Rock, Arkansas   1926 -
Cape buffalo, elephants 1970s
ch
LIVING DESERT
Palm Desert, California   1970 -
Bighorn sheep 1980 ca.
b
Coyote 1991
Many
Bighorn sheep 1999 #
c
LIVING DESERT ZOO & GARDENS STATE PARK
Carlsbad, New Mexico
Puma 1990 ©
EYb
LIVING SEAS AT EPCOT
Bay Lake, Florida
Parrotfish 1987
h
LOS ANGELES ZOO & BOTANICAL GARDENS
Los Angeles, California   1912 -
Young orangutan dr. 1965
Ef
Snow leopard 1968 ©
Many
Young gorilla and 13 pictures 1980s L
Many
Tiger 1993 ©
Many
LOUISIANA PURCHASE GARDENS & ZOO
Monroe, Louisiana   1923 -
Zebras dr. 1983
f
LOUISVILLE ZOO
Louisville, Kentucky   1968 -
Gorilla 2002 © Gorilla Forest Guide Z
Lowry Park Zoo - see TAMPA'S LOWRY PARK ZOO


Key to the listings:

Dates Abbreviations
© Copyright date as printed in the guidebook f/c Front cover
# A certain date as printed in the guidebook or based on other information i/f/c Inside front cover
ca. An estimated date based on guidebook contents or other information b/c Back cover
E/M/L A rough estimate of early, mid or late within a decade i/b/c Inside back cover
    c/p Centre pages

The column headed "code" allows us to locate copies: for example Paul Murphy is represented by the letter A and the Bartlett Society's own archive is represented by an asterisk.

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