• LECTURE SET FOR OCT. 27

    Learn about Sartore’s adventures as a conservationist, author, National Geographic fellow and contributor at a special presentation and book signing at the Angelika Theater in Dallas. Learn more!
  • NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

    We need you to donate to your Dallas Zoo on Sept. 22! Some of our residents have voracious appetites - and you can help underwrite the cost of their diets. Learn more.
  • SCIENCE COMES TO LIFE AT THE ZOO!

    Join us for the 15th annual Science Day on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit interactive, educational booths from community partners. Pre-registered teachers will earn educational credits. Included with Zoo Admission. Learn more.
  • GAMIFY YOUR ZOO EXPERIENCE

    The Kwest smartphone app launches users into an interactive adventure through ZooNorth. Solve location-based riddles, puzzles and mini-games with a sweet reward at the end. Click here to learn more.
  • SHOW OFF YOUR BEST SHOTS & WIN!

    Capture the spirit and beauty of animals and win prizes in our Feathers, Fur & Scales photo contest. We’re accepting entries until Sept. 30. Click here for details.
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Green tip #3: Upcycling makes old products new again

Repurposing or “upcycling” old items into new ones is a great way to save money, showcase your creativity and an even better way to be environmentally sustainable!


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Quick-thinking mechanic saves koi pond

If fish could talk, the 40 koi that call the Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo home would be singing the praises of water features mechanic Ruben Pacheco. His quick thinking kept them alive after a recent water filter break.


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Rare Egyptian vulture proves he’s special for many reasons

Meet Einstein – he’s a 28-year-old Egyptian vulture. And although he’s one of only 5 Egyptian vultures in U.S. AZA-accredited zoos, it’s his suave personality that makes him shine. He’s also one of the few bird species that are tool users.


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Operation saving horned lizards: A successful tagging season in West Texas

Every year, we travel to a 4,700-acre preserve in West Texas in search of Texas horned lizards. Our reptile team is studying the life history of this icon, collecting data to shed light on what horned lizards need to make a comeback.


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Conservation concerns brought to life with interactive art displays from 9th graders

The students from the Cedar Hill charter school were challenged this past spring to think deeply about endangered animals for a semester-long project integrating many different school subjects with an end goal of a prototype interactive sculpture.


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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
$5.00 per rider
LOCATION INFO
Dallas Zoo
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
469.554.7500



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