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 25, 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
 Stingray  Stingray Cove
 11:30 a.m.  Lesser flamingo  Flamingo Bay
 12:00 p.m.  Stingray  Stingray Cove
 12:30 p.m.  Komodo dragon  MOLA
 1 p.m.  Asian elephant  Asian Falls
 American alligator  Pineywoods and Swamps, Texas Wild!
 Stingray  Stingray Cove
 1:30 p.m.  Raptor mews  Texas Wild!
 African lion  Upper path
 2 p.m.
 Stingray  Stingray Cove
 Saltwater crocodile and gharial  MOLA
 2:30 p.m.  Hippo  African Savanna
 Mountain lion and jaguar  Mountains and Desert,Texas Wild!
 3 p.m.  Great Barrier Reef  Australian Outback
 Penguin  Penguins
 Stingray  Stingray Cove
 3:30 p.m.  African lion  Upper path
 4 p.m.  Western lowland gorilla  World of Primates
 Stingray  Stingray Cove
 4:30 p.m.*  Asian elephant  Asian Falls 

* The 4:30 p.m. Keeper Chat is available on Saturdays and Sundays only.

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
  Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays    noon and 2:00 p.m.