• Penguin Days are back!

    Colder temperatures bring cooler prices to the Dallas Zoo with $7 admission, now through Feb. 28. Bundle up, beat the crowds and come visit us soon. Get more details here.
  • Register for Wild Beginnings early childhood programs

    Jump start your littlest one's interest in animals and nature with the Dallas Zoo's Wild Beginnings early childhood programs. Preschool Safari, Stroller Buddies and Wild About Art are now open for registration. Learn more!
  • Dallas Zoo Membership

    Dallas Zoo members get free admission, free parking, member-only events, and more! Join today for a full year of adventures. Join today!
  • Donate your trees to our animals this winter!

    As winter hits, we’re in need of freshly cut evergreen donations. Check out all the species our animals eat and let’s coordinate a pick up or drop off donation!
A teacher’s perspective: Working on Dallas Zoo’s Texas horned lizard project

Dallas Zoo’s reptile keepers recently ended their eighth year studying the life history of Texas horned lizards on the 4,700-acre Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch in Fisher County, Texas. By collecting lizard life history…

A major conservation success: Welcoming scimitar-horned oryx calves

It’s a success story that proves when accredited zoos and conservation organizations work together, we have the power to bring animals back from extinction in the wild…

2017 Feather, Fur and Scales photography contest winners

Our 14th annual Feathers, Fur and Scales Photography Contest brought a new level excitement this year with world-renowned National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore joining as one of our three judges.

Dallas Zoo smashes attendance record for eighth straight year

We did it! We crushed our all-time attendance record for the eighth consecutive year with more than 1.2 MILLION guests visiting in our fiscal year that ended Sept. 30.

This now marks the third time we’ve exceeded one million visitors in our 129-year history. A huge thanks goes out to our incredible guests …

Saving endangered gorillas takes all of us

Gorillas have an otherworldly presence, there is just something incredibly special about them – size, majesty, silence that speaks volumes.

The deep chorus of rumbles through a happy troop breaks the hush of an otherwise ominously quiet setting…

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