• HIPPOS, HIPPOS, HOORAY!

    Our $14 million Simmons Hippo Outpost opens Friday, April 28! Read all about it here.
  • MEET THE ANIMALS OF THE PHOTO ARK

    Come face-to-face with animals from National Geographic's Photo Ark at a new exhibition showcasing Joel Sartore's work! LEARN MORE!
  • SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION OPEN!

    No LION around this summer! Summer camp at the Dallas Zoo and Children's Aquarium at Fair Park is filling up fast. Camp is open to kids entering PreK - Grade 12 and runs June 12 through Aug. 11. REGISTER NOW!
  • SAFARI NIGHTS SUMMER CONCERTS ARE BACK!

    Original artists and tribute bands fill the Zoo with sound during our Safari Nights Powered by Breeze Energy evening concert series, every Saturday beginning May 6!
  • SPRING INTO SAVINGS

    Hippos are surfacing soon at the Dallas Zoo and members enjoy free admission and parking while supporting the future of wildlife through conservation and research. LEARN MORE!
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Gorilla wounds common as males grow into silverbacks

A 450-pound gorilla with teeth 2-3 inches long can leave a nasty wound! But our keepers and veterinary staff keep a close eye out, and know immediately if one occurs.


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Special arrival: Meet Dallas Zoo’s first-ever tamandua baby

She might be small in size, but there’s nothing little about the spirited personality of our first-ever newborn tamandua. Meet baby Cora, a lesser anteater known as a tamandua, who was born Feb. 25 to mom Chispa and dad MJ.


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Green Tip #6: Rainwater Collection

The Dallas Zoo Green Team is back just in time to help you go green for spring! This month, we are taking you on a learning adventure about rainwater collection.


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Wild Earth Action Team leads whooping success in Corpus Christi

The zoo’s Wild Earth Action Team trekked south to Corpus Christi to restore coastal habitats in support of whooping crane conservation.


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Dallas Zoo welcomes hippos back for first time in 16 years

The Dallas Zoo welcomed a very special delivery: two super-sized Nile hippopotamuses from Albuquerque, N.M., and Los Angeles. Adhama and Boipelo are now sharing the spacious barn and pools in our new $14 million Simmons Hippo Outpost, set to open next month.


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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
WILDS OF AFRICA ADVENTURE SAFARI
$5 per rider
LOCATION INFO
Dallas Zoo
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
469.554.7500



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