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Category Archives: Zoo News


Dallas Zoo’s baby hippo to make its public debut Saturday June 1

DALLAS (May 31, 2019) – Mom Boipelo and her calf explored the Simmons Hippo Outpost on Friday morning for the first time since the baby’s birth and quickly made themselves at home. Boipelo led the baby from behind the scenes, …



Dallas Zoo welcomes a healthy baby hippo

Calf born to mom Boipelo Tuesday evening DALLAS (May 16, 2019) – The Dallas Zoo is proudly welcoming a Nile hippopotamus calf born Tuesday, May 14, around 6:30 p.m. to 12-year-old mom Boipelo after an eight-month-long gestation. Both mom and …



Dallas Zoo’s popular evening concert series Safari Nights Presented by Reliant kicks off April 27

Enjoy live bands, animal encounters, dinosaurs, and more for 11 consecutive Saturday nights DALLAS (April 25, 2019) – The wildest evening concert series to hit North Texas is back for its seventh season – Safari Nights Presented by Reliant launches …



Giant dinosaurs hatch at the Dallas Zoo this spring

DALLAS (March 19, 2019) – More than 24 larger-than-life animatronic dinosaurs will roar into Texas’s largest zoo on FRIDAY, APRIL 5, and it’s going to be epic. Dinos at the Dallas Zoo will transform ZooNorth into a prehistoric jungle until Labor Day on …



Dallas Zoo welcomes a critically endangered western lowland gorilla baby

This marks the zoo’s second baby gorilla in 21 years and the second born in just the lastyear DALLAS (March 13, 2019) – Baby gorilla playdates will be endless this year at the Dallas Zoo! Texas’s oldest and largest zoo …



Dallas Zoo helps individuals with dementia reconnect with nature and wildlife

Zoo partners with Alzheimer’s Association to offer free program to participants and caregivers DALLAS (Feb. 22, 2019) – The Dallas Zoo is welcoming a new audience through its gates free of charge – individuals with early-stage dementia. The new memory …



Dallas Zoo helps lead international emergency rescue to save over 1,800 flamingo chicks in South Africa

Zoo sends vital funds and staff overseas to assist in lifesaving effort DALLAS (Feb. 12, 2019) – The most urgent, wide-scale rescue of wild lesser flamingo chicks in South Africa is underway after 1,800 chicks were found abandoned at their …



Dallas Zoo staffers awarded nearly $70,000 in funding from National Geographic Society for conservation work

Penguin nesting project and amphibian conservation to be funded through National Geographic Society Grants DALLAS (Jan. 9, 2019) – Two of Dallas Zoo’s team members will join the ranks of renowned conservationists, like Jane Goodall and Jacques Cousteau, as National …



Dallas Zoo’s admission drops to $8 during Penguin Days Presented by Highland Capital Management

  DALLAS (Dec. 28, 2018) – As the temperature drops in the New Year, so does the price of admission at the Dallas Zoo. From Jan. 2 to Feb. 28, guests can visit Texas’s oldest and largest zoo for just …



Dallas Zoo devastated by sudden loss of male hippo Adhama

DALLAS (Oct. 10, 2018) – Dallas Zoo is saddened to announce that 7-year-old male hippo Adhama passed away suddenly on Tuesday evening. The hippo keepers and our veterinary team had been monitoring Adhama’s health since late last week, after observing some …




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