Wild Encounters Wild Encounters Animal Presentation
Educational interpreters will be available at the stage throughout the day, seven days a week, with a variety of animals to provide close-up encounters, answer questions, and help educate Dallas Zoo guests about wildlife.
Where: Wild Encounters Stage at Ndebele Plaza
Time:10:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:00 PM
Predator Encounter
Participate in a session with our predators. Learn about their lifestyle as our keepers work with and talk about our pride.
Where: Giants of the Savanna: Predator Rock
Time: 10:00 AM and 2:30 PM
Meet the Elephant Keeper
Participate in a session with our pachyderms. Learn about our African giants as our keepers work with and talk about our Elephant herd.
Where: Giants of the Savanna: Base Camp
Time: 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM
Cheetah Encounter Cheetah Encounter Join us for a wild encounter with Winspear, our cheetah cub. Learn about his lifestyle as our keepers work with and talk about our cheetah, as well as his Labrador puppy friend, Amani.
Where: Wild Encounters Stage at Ndebele Plaza
Time: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 2:00 PM
Kangaroo Encounter
Hop on over to a session with our kangaroos and their keepers. Learn about these hippity hoppity inhabitants of our Koala Walkabout presented by Kimberly-Clark.
Where: Koala Walkabout presented by Kimberly-Clark Corporation: Kangaroo
Time: 11:00 AM
Bird Feeding/Talk
The little birdies go tweet, tweet, at the Dallas Zoo! Come watch as the keepers feed them, and then ask questions about our feathered friends.
Where: Wilds of Africa: A.D. Martin Forest Aviary
Time: 11:00 AM
Chimpanzees Keeper Talk
It’s always a wild time during the keeper talk with our chimpanzees. Stop on by and have a blast!
Where: Wilds of Africa: Kimberly-Clark Chimpanzee Forest
Time: 2:00 PM
Flamingos Keeper Talk
Do you know why Flamingos are pink? I bet the keepers can tell you. Stop on by to learn all about it!
Where: ZooNorth: Flamingo Pond
Time: 2:30 PM
Gorillas Keeper Talk
They’re great! They’re apes! They’re Great Apes! Our keepers think so too, so come on by and learn about these Great Apes.
Where: Wilds of Africa: Gorilla Training Window
Time: 2:30 PM
Wings of Wonder
Fly on over to the Wings of Wonder exhibit to learn more about your feathered friends.
Where: ZooNorth: Wings of Wonder
Time: 1:30 PM
Lemurs Keeper Talk
Our lemurs like to Move it! Move it! Come learn all about of furry little friends from the island of Madagascar.
Where: ZooNorth: Lemur Lookout
Time: 11:30 AM
Mandrill Keeper Talk
So how do you tell a boy mandrill from a girl mandrill? Find out at the keeper talk. Ask questions…get answers!
Where: Wilds of Africa: Mandrill Habitat
Time: 1:45 PM
Nile Crocodiles Keeper Talk
My… what big teeth you have! Hear all about these powerful animals during a keeper talk.
Where: Wilds of Africa: Crocodile Isle
Time: 2:15 PM
Okapi Keeper Talk
Is it a zebra? Is it a giraffe? It’s neither… it’s an Okapi. Explore these beautiful creatures at their keeper talk.
Where: Wilds of Africa: Okapi Forest
Time: 1:30 PM
Otters Keeper Talk
Learn all about these furry little creatures and their habits during this keeper talk. ZooNorth:
Where: Otter Outpost
Time: 3:00 PM
Penguin Feeding Oh fishy, fishy, fishy, fish!
That’s what our Penguins like to eat and you can watch as our keepers feed our family of Penguins.
Where: Wilds of Africa: Don Glendenning Penguin Cove
Time: 3:00 PM
Primate Keeper Encounter
Learn a little and laugh alot at the Primate Place Keeper Encounter!
Where: ZooNorth: Primate Place
Time: 2:15 PM
Reptiles Keeper Talk
Creepy, crawly, scaly, creatures abound at the Reptile House. Explore the world of Reptiles during a Dallas Zoo keeper talk.
Where: ZooNorth: Reptile Building
Time: 12:30 PM
Texas Cats Keeper Talk
Here kitty kitty! Learn all about native Texas cats.
Where: ZooNorth: Texas Cats
Time: 2:00 PM
Tigers Keeper Talk
Oh my! Learn about these big cats from their keepers.
Where: ZooNorth: Tiger Habitat
Time: 1:45 PM