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Dallas Zoo’s African penguins “vanish” for one day

Endangered Species Day/weekend to highlight the growing extinction crisis WHAT: On the 10th anniversary of Endangered Species Day, Friday (May 15), the Dallas Zoo will give visitors a glimpse into what it would be like if African penguins were extinct. The …



Zoo mourns loss of Mama, elderly matriarch of ‘Golden Girls’ elephant herd

The Dallas Zoo is saddened to announce the death yesterday of African elephant “Mama” due to age-related health conditions. At 45, Mama was the oldest of the Dallas Zoo’s five-member geriatric female herd. She had been undergoing dedicated geriatric health …



‘Giants of the Savanna’ named Texas’s best zoo habitat

Elephant-giraffe exhibit earns No. 3 spot in USA Today’s 10Best national rankings After a month-long public vote, the Dallas Zoo’s Giants of the Savanna has been named the No. 3 zoo habitat in the nation — and the best in …



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