Monthly Archives: December 2015
Fission-Fusion: Giving chimps choices

Recently, the Dallas Zoo chimpanzee keepers have embarked on a new challenge to help enhance the lives of our chimps, keep a healthy social dynamic, and, most importantly, let the chimps make decisions.



12 Days of Zoo Christmas

If you wanted to get your true love all the gifts from “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” you’re probably out of luck: In 2015, everything from 12 drummers drumming to a partridge in a pear tree would set you back more than $34,000!



A Holiday Wish: Messages to the world about conservation

The Dallas Zoo isn’t just an institution. We are a family, the best kind of family — a diverse network of individuals deeply committed to animals, our community, and our planet.



Mystery donor spreads holiday cheer at Dallas Zoo

Thanks to an anonymous donor, we received an early Christmas gift this week. Dressed in suits and Santa hats, two men representing the local donor delivered a generous donation Wednesday: a $10,000 cashier’s check, along with a special gift for our employees.



Mystery donor spreads holiday cheer at Dallas Zoo

Zoo receives anonymous $10,000 gift; employees recognized as well Thanks to an anonymous donor, the Dallas Zoo received an early Christmas gift this week.  Dressed in suits and Santa hats, two men representing the local donor delivered a generous donation …



Masterpieces from the Animal Kingdom

Some of Texas’s most innovative artists aren’t just painting with their hands, but with their feet, trunks and beaks. Awe-inspiring masterpieces from Dallas Zoo residents are now displayed permanently at Grapevine Mills shopping center.



10 Reasons Why Cheetahs Deserve Our Attention

The world’s fastest land mammal is racing against extinction. A century ago, 100,000 cheetahs roamed the earth. Today, on International Cheetah Day, fewer than 10,000 remain.



2015 Feathers, Fur and Scales Photography Contest Winners

Our judges were once again blown away with the artistic level they saw in the entries for our 12th annual Photography Contest.



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