Keeper Chats/Stage Show

Keeper Chats/Stage Show

Wild Encounters

Fort Worth Zoo zookeeperHave 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 tortoises 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. 

Beginning May 6, Fort Worth Zoo interpretive specialists and zookeepers will 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 exhibit for accurate times.
Some animal-related events may not occur due to weather (this includes cold temperatures).

Fort Worth Zoo Zookeeper Chats: Daily Schedule

 Time    Animal  Location                                   
 10:30 a.m.  Bonobo  World of Primates
 11 a.m.  Komodo dragon  Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
 Giraffe  African Savanna
 11:30 a.m.  Asian Elephants  Elephant Springs observation deck
 Lesser flamingo  Flamingo Bay
 12:30 p.m.  Aldabra tortoise and turtles  MOLA
 1 p.m.
 River otter, American alligator,   snapping turtle  Pineywoods and Swamps, Texas Wild!
 1:30 p.m.  Raptor mews  Texas Wild!
 Greater one-horned rhino  Elephant Springs upper deck
 2 p.m.
 Black bear  Pineywoods and Swamps,  Texas Wild!
 Saltwater crocodile and gharial  MOLA
 2:30 p.m.  Hippo  African Savanna
 Mountain lion and jaguar  Brush Country,Texas Wild!
 3 p.m.  Pink-backed pelican  African Savanna
 Penguin  Penguins
 3:30 p.m.  Asian elephant  Elephant Springs observation   deck
 3:30 p.m.  Western lowland gorilla  World of Primates

Animal Outreach Presentations and Stage Show

Get an up-close look at the mammals, birds and reptiles in the Zoo’s animal outreach collection.

Outdoor Learning Theater Show Schedule
 Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday    12 p.m. and 2 p.m.