Monthly Archives: January 2017
A hugely successful year with AAZK

In 2016, Dallas Zoo AAZK Chapter members bowled and sailed to raise thousands of dollars for conservation groups around the world, in addition to sending zookeepers away for professional development, and more.

Never too late to learn: Spectacled owl becomes Zoo’s newest ambassador

Tulum has made a remarkable transformation. Thanks to very patient bird keepers and a specialized training plan, this previously skittish bird is now greeting and educating guests on the arm of a keeper.

What’s it take to be a zookeeper? An inside view on the best job in the world

Being a zookeeper at the Dallas Zoo is a dream career for many, but it’s more involved than you may think. To give you the inside scoop, we’ve debunked eight myths about zookeepers.

Teen Science Café proves science is cool at Dallas Zoo

From counting Humboldt penguins along the Peruvian coast, to identifying elements using light spectrums, Teen Science Café at the Dallas Zoo is getting teens involved and excited about science in a super-cool way!

Dallas Zoo discontinues smartphone app

To better serve guests and visitors, the Dallas Zoo is discontinuing its mobile application. Customers looking for news, hours, pricing, maps, events, schedules and more are encouraged to visit from their smartphone. The new, mobile-optimized website provides the same …