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November 1, 2014 9:00 am

CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: Wilds of Africa and Giants of the Savanna

SPECIAL NOTICE:  Due to the following closures – admission will be $8 for all guests on this date.   As we prepare for our annual fundraising gala, Zoo To Do, the following exhibits and areas will be closed today:   …



November 1, 2014 6:00 pm

Zoo To Do 23: Jewels of the Kalahari

Guests will stroll through the Giants of the Savanna exhibit sampling exquisite dishes from over twenty-five of Dallas’s premier chefs and restaurants while enjoying interactive animal demonstrations and musical entertainment.  Following dinner, guests will move to the Wilds of Africa …





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
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
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
King Vultures Keeper Talk
What do King vultures eat? Stop by and let our keepers tell you!
Where: ZooNorth: Wings of Wonder
Time: 1:15 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
Ocelot Keeper Talk
Can you find me? My keeper can and you can learn all about me during this keeper talk.
Where: ZooNorth: Texas Cats
Time: 1:15 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
Pony Barn Keeper Talk
Want to learn more about our ponies? Stop by the pony barn for a keeper talk!
Where: Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo: Pony Barn
Time: 2:00 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
Tigers Keeper Talk
Oh my! Learn about these big cats from their keepers.
Where: ZooNorth: Tiger Habitat
Time: 1:45 PM
Underzone Feeding
Do you wonder about the Underzone? Stop by the Underzone for a special feeding at 11:30 am!
Where: Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo: The Underzone
Time: 11:30 AM
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
Koala Encounter and Weighing Have you ever wondered how much a koala weighs or why they sleep so much? Stop by Koala Walkabout presented by Kimberly-Clark for a fun filled encounter with our koalas and their keepers. Where: Koala Walkabout presented by Kimberly-Clark Corporation: Koala Time: 1:30 PM