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Dallas Zoo’s ‘Daphne’ becomes oldest otter in U.S. to give birth

The Dallas Zoo is celebrating the successful birth and nurturing of a new Asian small-clawed otter pup. She was born Jan. 25, but needed more than 100 days of devoted care from her keepers, because single otter pups usually do not survive.



Dallas Zoo renames its eagle species

With the Dallas Cowboys poised to win the NFC East title by beating the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday, the Dallas Zoo has taken the extraordinary step of renaming several species of its birds.



Dallas Zoo’s Dollar Day, presented by MetroPCS, provides a wild break the day before Thanksgiving

Tens of thousands of guests are expected to visit the Dallas Zoo for the second Dollar Day of the year, presented by MetroPCS and featuring $1 admission and dollar deals all day.



5-year-old lioness dies after being bitten

A 5-year-old lioness, Johari, died Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Dallas Zoo after being bitten in the neck by a male lion in her pride.



Dallas Zoo’s popular gorilla, Patrick, moving to South Carolina

It’s time to say “see you later” to Patrick, the beloved Western lowland gorilla who has lived at the Dallas Zoo for 18 years. The silverback soon will be moving to the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia, S.C.



Blue-eyed sea turtle “MJ” joins Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park

The Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park on Tuesday will introduce MJ, a rare, blue-eyed loggerhead sea turtle who’s been a star in South Texas for years, to the public tomorrow at 11:15 a.m.



Rare ocelot kitten born at Dallas Zoo

A rare ocelot kitten has been born at the Dallas Zoo to first-time parents whose pairing was a goal of the national program trusted with ensuring the survival of this unique predator cat species.