• SHED YOUR COAT FOR FREE ADMISSION ON DEC. 6

    Tis the season for thanks and giving. Enjoy a day at the zoo on us and help those less fortunate at the same time. Bring a new or gently used coat, blanket, or sleeping bag and receive FREE admission to the Dallas Zoo on Saturday, Dec. 6.
  • VOTERS CHOOSE NAME

    With more than 10,000 votes, the public has spoken: our baby giraffe will be named “Kopano,” meaning “united” in Botswana. Click here for more info.
  • ZOO AFTER DARK

    Come spend a night under the stars with some of your favorite animals! Registration is now open for family and group campout programs.
  • SMASHING RECORDS

    Thanks to our amazing supporters, we’ve set another all-time attendance record for the fifth straight year, with more than 943,000 visitors!
  • STORIES, PHOTOS, VIDEOS AND MORE

    We love to tell the story of our Zoo and its renaissance, so we’ve launched ZooHoo!, a blog where you’ll find behind-the-scenes stories, awe-inspiring photos, and captivating videos.
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How to have a blast at Dollar Day

Dollar Day at the Dallas Zoo is our way of giving back to our amazing community, and we want you to get the most out of your visit! Here are a few tips to help you navigate your way through Dollar Day.


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Voters choose giraffe baby’s name: “Kopano”

After five days of online voting that drew more than 10,000 votes, the public has spoken: the Dallas Zoo’s new baby giraffe will be named “Kopano,” meaning “united” in Botswana.


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Public gets to name Dallas Zoo’s baby giraffe

The donor who paid $50,000 to name the Dallas Zoo’s baby giraffe is opening the choice up for a public vote! Starting Wednesday, Nov. 5, we will launch a voting contest on our website (www.dallaszoo.com/naming), where participants can select from three names chosen by the donor.


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New art piece to join iconic giraffe statue

The Dallas Zoo’s giant 67-foot-tall giraffe statue (you know, the one that you can see about a mile away on I-35) soon will have company to share her limelight.


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IT’S A BOY! Meet our new long-legged baby

The Dallas Zoo has welcomed a leggy, 6-foot-tall baby giraffe, born Sunday to first-time mother Chrystal. The energetic male calf weighs about 120 pounds and appears to be healthy.


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HOURS
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 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 Members of the Dallas Zoological Society
PARKING
$8 per vehicle
FREE Members of the Dallas Zoological Society
*All prices subject to change
LOCATION INFO
Dallas Zoo
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
469.554.7500



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