• LIVE MUSIC, LATE NIGHTS SEPT. 5-6!

    Join us as we celebrate the dinosaurs’ last weekend at the Zoo with extended hours, live music and plenty of refreshments. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band plays on September 5 and the Ray Johnston Band plays on September 6.
  • NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

    We need you to donate to your Dallas Zoo on Sept. 17; any donation of $25 or more earns us bonus funds! And there are special treats for our animals if we hit certain milestones. DONATE
  • SAVE WITH CityPASS

    Save up to 41% off admission to the Dallas Zoo, plus 3 more top Dallas attractions. Click now to LEARN MORE!
  • REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR WILD CLASSES

    Preschool Safari gives the youngest animal lovers a chance to explore, learn and play in an environment with over 2,000 animals! Stroller Buddies and Zoo Yoga help parents and their kids connect in fun and wild ways! Registration is now open.
  • SCIENCE COMES TO LIFE AT THE ZOO!

    Join us for the 14th annual Science Day on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit interactive, educational booths from community partners. Pre-registered teachers will earn educational credits. Included with Zoo Admission. LEARN MORE
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How do you introduce lions? Very carefully

Some people have magical, undeniable chemistry at first glance, while others slowly grow into it, and some can’t stand the sight of one other instantaneously. The same goes for the animal kingdom.


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How to Train a Mongoose 101

How in the world do you find out if a dwarf mongoose is pregnant? You weigh her! And that’s also a great way to monitor an animal’s overall health.


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Dinosaur-hunting: A Famous Fossil Safari

In Mansfield, Texas, a small, seemingly unremarkable plot of land overlooks a new shopping center. Yet this spring, this was the epicenter of a remarkable tale: a rare, 96-million-year-old dinosaur discovery by Wylie Brys and his father, Dallas Zoo employee Tim Brys.


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Dallas Zoo offers half-price summer special before dinos disappear

Giants of the Jurassic ends in just over a month, and the zoo is launching a half-price summer special so everyone can catch them before they go extinct.


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Mourning our beloved Kipenzi

We’re overwhelmed by the love you’ve shown for our little Kipenzi, and to our grieving staff. Because you’ve asked a few specific questions, we wanted to answer them here for you.


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HOURS
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily *Closed Christmas Day
GENERAL ADMISSION
$15.00 Adults (ages 12-64)
$12.00 Children (ages 3-11)
$12.00 Seniors(age 65 and up)
FREE Children (age 2 and under)
FREE Dallas Zoo Members
PARKING
$8 per vehicle
FREE Dallas Zoo Members
*All prices subject to change
MONORAIL SAFARI
CLOSED FOR THE RENOVATION
LOCATION INFO
Dallas Zoo
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
469.554.7500



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