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Somali Wild Ass Baby
Dallas Zoo welcomes first-ever rare Somali wild ass babies

For the first time in Dallas Zoo’s 129-year history, we’re proudly welcoming two extremely rare Somali wild ass foals. Born 10 days apart, the little girls and their moms are doing great and bonding beautifully behind-the-scenes.


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An inside look into hatching Caribbean flamingo chicks

Dallas Zoo’s summer Dollar Day in 2011 was a hot and crowded one — and one our bird department will never forget. Spotted in the ZooNorth flamingo pond was a hours-old Caribbean flamingo chick. The little one hatched that day, making it the second Caribbean flamingo chick to hatch at the…


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Gorilla groovin’: Promoting play through enrichment

Our dancing gorilla Zola is a viral star! Learn more about this playful boy’s behavior and why keeping our animals enriched and active is so important.


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World-famous giraffe Katie welcomes baby boy

We are elated to share that our beloved giraffe Katie gave birth to a healthy male calf on Tuesday, May 30, at approximately 1:45 p.m.


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‘Otterly’ amazing creatures: Celebrating World Otter Day

We’re celebrating World Otter Day by introducing you to our Asian small-clawed otter pairs of Jimmy and Jelly or Tasanee and Duranjaya.


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HOURS
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily *Closed Christmas Day
GENERAL ADMISSION
$15.00 Adults (ages 12-64)
$12.00 Children (ages 3-11)
$12.00 Seniors (age 65 and up)
FREE Children (age 2 and under)
FREE Dallas Zoo Members
PARKING
$8 per vehicle
FREE Dallas Zoo Members
*All prices subject to change
WILDS OF AFRICA ADVENTURE SAFARI
$5 per rider
LOCATION INFO
Dallas Zoo
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
469.554.7500



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