• We're in the running for USA Today's 10Best awards as "Best Zoo" and our Simmons Hippo Outpost is nominated for "Best Zoo Exhibit." Go HERE to vote now! And remember, you can vote daily on all your devices until April 30.
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    Live music's wild side is back with our summer concert series, Safari Nights Presented by Reliant. Come early to visit the Zoo, and stay late for the live bands on shady Cat Green. Buy your tickets here!

    Members get a full year of FREE admission, FREE parking, exclusive events, discounts and more!
  • Summer camp registration now open!

    This summer, your little one will enjoy tours through the Zoo, outdoor play and activities, themed arts and crafts, close-up animal encounters and more! Learn more and register now.
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“Arty for the Planet” art contest details!

When Earth Day rolls around, it’s a party at the Zoo! On April 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., our Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo is hosting Arty for the Planet. Guests can bust out ZOOmba moves with us; create upcycled musical instruments and jam; look at stunning wildlife conservation-themed chalk art by local art students…

Dallas Zoo hatches the only perentie monitor lizards in the AZA

What hails from Australia, runs as fast as an Olympic sprinter, and is the fourth largest lizard species in the world? The perentie monitor. And who is the only AZA-accredited zoo in North America to successfully hatch them? We are.

Help Zoo Corps teens tackle urban wildlife issues

Stop by the Zoo Saturday, March 31 to not only experience more than 2,000 animals, but to also help local teens and their wildlife conservation efforts! Right past the entrance, Zoo Corps will have booths set up for guests to participate in animal-themed activities to benefit urban wildlife. It’s a great family-friendly way to …

A Swingin’ Success for Chimp Conservation

As we wrap-up our “Swing Break” Saving Chimps Week, we can’t believe what an extraordinary, record-setting time it was. Our community’s passion for wildlife conservation is truly amazing. We had an awesome week with beautiful weather and a Zoo full of people, hitting a spring break record of 103,000 guests visiting us in nine days!

Saving chimps: Help protect one of our closest relatives

Chimpanzees are more closely related to humans than we may think. We share 98% of our DNA with chimpanzees and quite a few personality traits.
In 1962, virtually nothing was known about chimps in the wild. Jane Goodall changed all that. She dedicated her life to researching and…

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