• IT'S ALMOST DINO-TIME!

    Don’t be scared… but it’s almost time for the opening of Giants of the Jurassic at the Dallas Zoo! The biggest zoo in Texas gets even BIGGER from April 1-Sept. 7, when more than 20 animatronic dinosaurs begin to roar.
  • 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.
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • THE NEED FOR SPEED

    Cheetah Winspear and his Labrador retriever “brother” Amani (plus a few other friends) show off their speed in our new, free Cheetah Encounter program.
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Dallas Zoo Irish reptile keeper turns feared snake legend into fascination

Legend has it that Ireland has no native snakes because St. Patrick banished them as symbols of evil in the fifth century. While science may say otherwise, the bottom line is, there are no wild snakes in Ireland…


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Dallas Zoo opens FREE electric vehicle charging station

With the installation of the donated EV charging station by Schneider Electric, we are deepening our commitment to sustainability, which is a core part of our conservation and education mission.


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Help us end cruel rattlesnake roundups

Rattlesnakes are worthy of our respect and protection, yet they’re being driven from their dens, transported to “rattlesnake roundup” festivals, then slaughtered in a misguided effort to clear areas of these declining predators. This spring, Dallas Zoo’s reptile experts are taking a stand against these inhumane events.


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WRAP-UP: Our 2014 bundles of joy

With more than 2,000 animals, we often welcome little ones. From (really) long-legged babies to ones the size of your palm, here’s a roundup of some of our exciting and noteworthy births in 2014.


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The latest treatments in canine teeth (and feline, and bovine, and…)

Bonde, an 8-year-old cheetah, spends most mornings prowling the Giants of the Savanna predator habitat with his sister, Kilima. One day recently, though, he spent it doing what many of us dread: seeing the dentist.


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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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