Monthly Archives: November 2013 RSS FEED
Shed Your Winter Coat at the Dallas Zoo for those in need

The Dallas Zoo is sponsoring the “Shed Your Winter Coat” coat drive to benefit The Stewpot, a barrier-free resource center for the homeless and at-risk in Dallas. To show its appreciation to guests who donate coats, blankets, and sleeping bags, the Zoo will offer free admission for each item donated.


Winter’s arrived in a rush! Wanted you to know that we’re taking extra precautions to keep the animals safe. (All of them have access to warm, indoor or protected housing.)

Dallas Zoo’s Dollar Day, presented by MetroPCS, provides a wild break the day before Thanksgiving

Tens of thousands of guests are expected to visit the Dallas Zoo for the second Dollar Day of the year, presented by MetroPCS and featuring $1 admission and dollar deals all day.

5-year-old lioness dies after being bitten

A 5-year-old lioness, Johari, died Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Dallas Zoo after being bitten in the neck by a male lion in her pride.

Dallas Zoo welcomes another rare baby okapi

The Dallas Zoo has welcomed a new baby okapi, named “Almasi,” who becomes the 36th calf born in the zoo’s 50-year history of caring for this rare, remarkable species.