• ROAR INTO SPRING

    You’ll love our special themed weekends, with a DJ spinning music and leading games; conservation stations; and special activities in the Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo. Premium event activities available for $5 each.
  • THE MONORAIL'S BACK!

    Climb aboard the Wilds of Africa Adventure Safari, our newly renovated monorail, for a birds-eye view of six habitats not accessible by foot. Interpretive specialists will guide you along a one-mile loop showcasing animals from across the African continent.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • SAVE WITH CityPASS

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Saving Penguins: A nesting nightmare in South Africa

Over the past 100 years, the population of African penguins has declined from more than two million breeding pairs to slightly more than 20,000 breeding pairs left.


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Dallas Zoo totally owns green living

Being green is a way of life. As a conservation organization, we strive to practice what we preach, not just on Earth Day, but every day. We work tirelessly to combine our daily operations with our conservation mission, and we rally our community to do it with us.


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Hopping to the rescue: Protecting the critically endangered dusky gopher frog

Amphibians are facing a global extinction crisis – here in our backyards of Texas, to the Costa Rican rain forests and beyond. The troubled dusky gopher frog is fighting to survive in Mississippi and we’ve hopped in to help.


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Zoo Corps teens make small impact to help big pollination crisis

Our planet is in the midst of a pollination crisis. Because of human actions, pollinators are facing extinction – making plants around the world unable to reproduce.


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My Journey to Borneo: A zookeeper’s dream of learning in the rainforest

Borneo is a place I’ve always dreamed of visiting, but I didn’t think it would ever become a reality.


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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 per person
LOCATION INFO
Dallas Zoo
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
469.554.7500



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