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Wild Encounters

Have you ever wondered how much water it takes to fill up the pool in the elephant exhibit? Are you curious about what the Zoo’s elephants eat or how much a giant Aldabra tortoise weighs? Join the Zoo’s interpretive specialists and zookeepers daily throughout the park for Wild Encounters as they share facts and stats about Zoo animals. 

Fort Worth Zoo interpretive specialists and zookeepers share amazing facts and stats about your favorite Zoo animals all throughout the park!

Schedules are subject to change. Please check the clocks at each habitat for accurate times.
Some animal-related events may not occur due to weather (this includes cold temperatures).

Fort Worth Zoo keeper Chats: Daily Schedule

Time Animal Location
10:30 a.m. Bonobo World of Primates
11 a.m.

Saltwater crocodile

Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
Giraffe African Savanna
11:30 a.m. Asian elephant Elephant Springs
Chilean/Caribbean flamingo Flamingos of the Americas
12:30 p.m. Aldabra tortoise Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
1 p.m. North American river otter, American
alligator and alligator snapping turtle
Pineywoods & Swamps, Texas Wild!
1:30 p.m. Greater one-horned rhino Elephant Springs
Raptors Raptor Mews, Texas Wild!
2 p.m. Black bear Pineywoods & Swamps, Texas Wild!
Gharial Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
2:30 p.m.   Mountain lion, jaguar and coyote Brush Country, Texas Wild!
Hippo  African Savanna
3 p.m. Pink-backed pelican African Savanna
Penguin Penguins
3:30 p.m. Asian elephant Elephant Springs
Western lowland gorilla  World of Primates

Animal Outreach Presentations and Stage Show

Time Day of the Week Location
12 p.m. Daily Outdoor Learning Theater
2 p.m. Daily Outdoor Learning Theater