• THE O’S AT SAFARI NIGHTS

    The Zoo's natural setting is perfect for acoustic instrumentals blended into catchy pop songs. The concert is FREE with Zoo admission, and events begin at 5 p.m. Click here for details.
  • JOIN THE KIBOKO SOCIETY!

    As a member of this exclusive new society, you’ll help put the finishing touches on our remarkable Simmons Hippo Outpost habitat. Click here for details.
  • HIPPO, HIPPO, HOORAY!

    We’ve broken ground on our new $13.5 million Simmons Hippo Outpost, with underwater viewing of these “river horses.” Read all about it here.
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National Zookeeper Week: Why we love our careers

For National Zookeeper Week, we’re shining light on our incredibly devoted keepers. Lower Wilds of Africa zookeeper Cristina Powers shares a touching story on why zookeepers love their challenging, dirty, and extremely rewarding careers.


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Chicks galore! Another epic breeding season for bird team

Our top-notch bird team has done it again. And again. And finally again. They welcomed some remarkable chicks into the world this year, and deserve some major recognition. Eat your baby bird-loving hearts out with all these photos and send them a congratulations!


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Guide to Pokémon Go at the Dallas Zoo

We welcome all Pokémon trainers. We want you to have a fun and especially safe time while looking for the elusive Pikachu or fighting to take over the giraffe statue gym for Team Mystic.


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‘Through Their Eyes’: Kids put passion to print with interactive book

These young authors from Coppell Middle School East, Coppell Middle School West and Westlake Academy spent countless hours in our Zoo researching endangered specie and put their passion to print.


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Tiny tortoise, gecko hatchlings are a big deal

Congratulations to our world-class reptile department in the success of two vital hatchings: a Forsten’s tortoise and a satanic leaf-tailed gecko. Read why these little guys are much-needed ambassadors for their wild counterparts.


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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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