New at the Zoo - July 2019

What is enrichment and why do we do it?

Happy birthday to our littlest elephant in the herd, Belle! She turned six years old last weekend and celebrated in style with a unicorn themed birthday party, receiving from her keepers special items such as ice blocks, new enrichment items and treats. But this birthday bash was more than a celebration – it also served as enrichment for the little elephant and her herd. But what is enrichment and why do we do it? Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Behavioral Advisory Group... Read More
at Monday, July 8, 2019

Red, white and Zoo

It’s the Fourth of July and yes, we’re open! Come celebrate Independence Day with some of our favorite American animals, all day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Name: Bald eagle Range: North America Zoo location: Brush Country area of  Texas Wild!   Name: American alligator Range: United States Zoo location:  Texas Wild!   Name: North American river otter Range: North America Zoo location:  Texas Wild! Read More
at Thursday, July 4, 2019

Zoo hours officially change: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

It’s July 1, which means it’s almost a holiday weekend and the Fort Worth Zoo hours have changed. From July 1 to October 27 , the Zoo will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day of the week.  Be sure to note our new hours and stop by your favorite exhibits, whether that’s feeding the giraffes in  African Savanna , brushing the goats in  Toyota Children’s Ranch , catching a keeper chat with Daisy the hippopotamus, and everything in between. ... Read More
at Monday, July 1, 2019