New at the Zoo - February 2020

Sensory Day

To the families who came out for our first-ever Sensory Day, we hope you had an enjoyable experience connecting with wildlife and making memories with friends and family. A huge thank you to Therapy and Beyond and to students from the University of North Texas and Parker University for their help and participation in the event. Sensory-Friendly Day was specially designed for individuals on the autism spectrum as well as others who have sensory sensitivities. Some sensory-sensitive... Read More
Posted by Hannah Ford at Friday, February 14, 2020

Australian Wildlife Rescue Efforts

A group of animal care volunteers from several North American zoos, including Susan Kleven, the director of the Frank Buck Zoo in Gainesville, have landed in Australia along with Fort Worth Zoo-donated supplies to support their efforts. The mission is currently underway at a temporary field hospital in the burn zone under the lead of Jodie Blackney, founder of Bushfire Wildlife Rescue and Support. Each member of the team has experience hand-rearing marsupials and they expect to put that... Read More
Posted by Hannah Ford at Friday, February 14, 2020