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. 

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 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                                   
 1 p.m.
 River otter, American alligator, snapping turtle  Pineywoods and Swamps, Texas Wild!
 1:30 p.m.  Raptor mews  Texas Wild!
 2 p.m.
 Black bear  Pineywoods and Swamps, Texas Wild!
 2:30 p.m.  Hippo  African Savanna
 Mountain lion and jaguar  Brush Country, Texas Wild!
 3 p.m.  Penguin  Penguins

Animal Outreach Presentations and Stage Show

Get an up-close look at the mammals, birds and reptiles in the Zoo’s animal outreach collection. The Zoo's regular outreach presentations have come to an end for 2021. Check back soon for our spring schedule.