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Gorilla FAQ: Answering the most common questions

You pose the questions, but now get the answers about our gorillas. What do they eat? How much do they weigh? How do they groom that soft-looking hair? Find the answers and more from Lower Wilds of Africa keeper Debbie Reid.


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Top Photographer: Summer campers show off their photo skills

A group of middle schoolers proved they have what it takes to earn the title of Dallas Zoo’s Top Photographer. Inspired by the television show Top Chef, our annual Top Photographer summer camp teaches campers tips and tricks on how to capture beautiful wildlife photos.


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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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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



Highland Capital Management City of Dallas Association of Zoos & Aquariums