Kyiv zoological park of national importance has a long history. Part of this history is the development of his scientific potential. The modern zoo is not just an educational exhibition. It is a competence hub, research initiatives, working groups, research projects. Kyiv zoo is developing in the same direction as the global trends of zoological associations. We launch projects to restore rare species, collaborate with academic research structures, work in field expeditions and promote science to the general public. The book gives an understanding of the vectors of development of the scientific work of the zoo. It will be interesting for specialists in biology, zoology, ecology, zoo business and a wide range of readers who are interested in the conservation.