Monthly Archives: August 2011 RSS FEED
DALLAS ZOO MOURNS LOSS OF TIMBO THE GORILLA

The Dallas Zoo today announced the passing of long-time resident Timbo, Western lowland gorilla. Timbo was 49, the eldest of the Dallas Zoo’s great apes, an advanced age for a gorilla. She was the eight oldest gorilla in a North …



WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 9TH ANNUAL FEATHERS, FUR & SCALES PHOTO CONTEST

Animals sporting feathers, fur, and scales were all represented among the winners of the Dallas Zoo’s annual photography contest. Kerry Kirpach won the grand prize with a close-up shot of an elephant’s tusk, which will be permanently exhibited on Zoo …



The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park Celebrates New Beginning for 75th Anniversary

The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park Celebrates New Beginning for 75th Anniversary Everything old is new again. The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park, which officially opened in December 2010, is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the historic building at Fair …