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Homeschool Families Get Away at the Dallas Zoo on April 8

Homeschooling is no vacation, and families that educate children at home often utilize programs developed by educators at the Dallas Zoo. Students develop observation skills, critical thinking and problem solving abilities through studying biology, genetics, nutrition, measurement, and more.



Dallas Zoo Offers Nature Photography Workshop and Photo Safari on March 23

Photo enthusiasts who wish to expand their knowledge of wildlife photography are invited to attend a unique Photo Safari and Workshop at the Dallas Zoo on Saturday, March 23, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.



INTRODUCE KIDS TO ANIMALS AND EDUCATION AT PRESCHOOL AT THE ZOO AND BABY SIGNS®

Bring the animals in favorite books or shows to life when you enroll your children in Preschool at the Zoo or Baby Signs – Sign, Say & Play® at the Dallas Zoo.



Spring Break Camp at the Dallas Zoo March 11-15

The fun begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until 4 p.m. each day, with Before Camp and After Camp sessions available. In addition, the Zoo is introducing a special one-day camp for children in kindergarten through 5th grade on March 27 for those with vacations before Easter.



Adopt an Aussie for Your Valentine

Greet your loved one with a g’day and the gift of a cuddly koala on Valentine’s Day. This magnificent package comes complete with a small plush koala, a photo that is suitable for framing, two tickets to the Zoo so you can make a date to visit the Koala Walkabout presented by Kimberly-Clark Corporation, and much more.



DALLAS ZOO NAMES CHRISTOPHER J. BONAR, V.M.D., DIPL. A.C.Z.M. DIRECTOR OF ANIMAL HEALTH

Christopher J. Bonar, V.M.D., Dipl. A.C.Z.M. has been appointed as the director of animal health for Dallas Zoo Management Inc. He will oversee and lead the department of animal health and nutrition.



Everyone Gets In for $5 During Penguin Days

The temperature is dropping and so is the price of admission to the Dallas Zoo. Everyone age 3 and up, including adults and seniors, can visit the African penguins and all the other animals at the Dallas Zoo for just $5 per person during the months of January and February.



DALLAS ZOO ON TRACK FOR MAJOR, RECORD-BREAKING YEAR IN 2012!

The Dallas Zoo today announced that 2012 is on track to become a record-setting year with the highest attendance in its 124-year history, a projected 880,000 guests.



DALLAS ZOO NAMES MARTI COPELAND DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

Marti Copeland has been appointed as the director of education for Dallas Zoo Management Inc. She will oversee and direct all aspects of the Dallas Zoo’s Education department and help provide programming to the community.



We’re Having a Knock-Down, Haul-Out Demolition Day at the Large Mammal Building

The Dallas Zoo began demolition of the Large Mammal Building in ZooNorth on Wednesday, December 5 at 1:30 p.m., to make way for a new green space, featuring a grassy lawn, picnic tables, climate-controlled rest rooms, and lighting for evening events.




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