Keeper Chats/Stage Show

Keeper Chats/Stage Show

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 lions 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 March 10, 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).

Daily Schedule

 Time  Animal  Location
 10:30 a.m.  Bonobo  World of Primates
 Pink backed pelican  African Savanna
 11 a.m.  Turtle and tortoise  Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
 Giraffe  African Savanna
 11:30 a.m.  Lesser flamingo  Flamingo Bay
 12:30 p.m.  Dwarf crocodile  Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
 1 p.m.  Asian elephant  Asian Falls
 1:30 p.m.  Raptor mews  Texas Wild!
 African lion  Upper path
 2 p.m.
 Saltwater crocodile and gharial  Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
 2:30 p.m.  Hippo  African Savanna
 Mountain lion, jaguar and coyote  Mountains and Desert,Texas Wild!
 3 p.m.  Great Barrier Reef  Australian Outback
 Penguin  Penguin
 3:30 p.m.  African lion  Upper path
 4 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
 April 18 - May 31:  Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at noon and 2 p.m. 
 June 2 - Aug. 12:  Daily at noon and 2 p.m.
 Aug. 15 - Oct. 26:   Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at noon and 2 p.m.