New at the Zoo - November 2020

Holiday Adoption

Make the holidays extra meer-y when you purchase a one-of-a-kind gift for good – a meerkat adoption! A perfect addition for under the tree, this soft, huggable plush comes packaged in a festive animal carrier box, complete with a personalized adoption certificate, animal fact sheet and more. Each adoption directly contributes to the care and feeding of the Zoo’s meerkats, a true gift that keeps on giving.                    ... Read More

Construction Update

                                              Upon entering the Zoo, you may feel like you're entering a construction zone. Don't let that stop you from having a great day at the Fort Worth Zoo!  Construction on phase three of our building project,  A Wilder Vision , has been scheduled for a few years now and the time has come to begin renovations on... Read More

We're open Thanksgiving Day

                                                    Spend time with family (or escape them) at the Fort Worth Zoo on Thanksgiving Day! That's right, we are open, but with a few modifications: Online reservations are necessary prior to arrival. All ticket booths will be closed. POGO Pass holders and anyone with prepurchased green Zoo tickets do not... Read More

Celebrating 10 years of MOLA

                                             Ten years ago, many reptile houses in zoos were closing. A trend had emerged among zoos to arrange exhibits around a zoographical theme that involved mixing large animals with the small – leaving many of the reptiles and amphibians in the shadows. The Fort Worth Zoo, home of the original herpetarium, found... Read More