• COOL TEMPS, HOT DEAL

    Winter is coming, and so are Penguin Days! Enjoy our $7 admission special from December through February. Think of it as our holiday gift to you! LEARN MORE!
  • ADOPTION SPECIAL TO BENEFIT AFRICAN GORILLAS

    For a limited time, you can "adopt" a Dallas Zoo gorilla to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. All the proceeds go to support the Fossey Fund's in-the-field efforts to save wild gorillas. LEARN MORE!
  • TAKE PART IN A RANCHING ADVENTURE

    The Junior Rancher Adventure is a 75-minute experience with behind-the-scenes access in our Lacerte Family Children's Zoo. It's designed for children ages 3-8. BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE NOW!
  • BUY A BRICK, HELP THE HIPPOS

    We're hard at work on our new $13.5 million Simmons Hippo Outpost. Leave your mark on the new habitat with a customized commemorative brick! LEARN MORE!
  • SAVE WITH CityPASS

    Save up to 40% off admission to the Dallas Zoo, plus 3 more top Dallas attractions. Click now to LEARN MORE!
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Never too late to learn: Spectacled owl becomes Zoo’s newest ambassador

Tulum has made a remarkable transformation. Thanks to very patient bird keepers and a specialized training plan, this previously skittish bird is now greeting and educating guests on the arm of a keeper.


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What’s it take to be a zookeeper? An inside view on the best job in the world

Being a zookeeper at the Dallas Zoo is a dream career for many, but it’s more involved than you may think. To give you the inside scoop, we’ve debunked eight myths about zookeepers.


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Teen Science Café proves science is cool at Dallas Zoo

From counting Humboldt penguins along the Peruvian coast, to identifying elements using light spectrums, Teen Science Café at the Dallas Zoo is getting teens involved and excited about science in a super-cool way!


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Christmas is for the birds

With 98.5% of all North American migratory birds, and 637 of the 957 total North American bird species recorded in our state, you can say Texas is for the birds! Feeding and identifying birds is an amazing nature adventure that’s fun, intellectually challenging and pleasant to watch and listen.


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Dallas Zoo’s holiday gift guide

Shopping for that special someone who has everything? Fret no more. The Dallas Zoo has unique and special gifts that are guaranteed to surprise and delight the hardest person to shop for.


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HOURS
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily *Closed Christmas Day
PENGUIN DAYS ADMISSION
$7.00 Adults (ages 12-64)
$7.00 Children (ages 3-11)
$7.00 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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