New at the Zoo - April 2021

Fifth-graders organize animal enrichment drive

Two Lakeview Elementary fifth-graders organize an animal enrichment drive for Philanthropy Week at school       For Philanthropy Week at Lakeview Elementary, two fifth-graders independently researched, organized, promoted and coordinated an animal enrichment drive at their school on behalf of the Zoo. Along with the class teacher, school principal and volunteers, Natalie and Peyton dropped off a truckload of puzzle feeders, grapevine wreaths, parrot toys, raffia... Read More
at Friday, April 30, 2021

Louisiana Pine Snake Release

Fort Worth Zoo releases 23 Louisiana pine snakes - one of the rarest snake species in North America - into the wild     On Earth Day, 50 Louisiana pine snakes were released in to the Kisatchie National Forest – 23 of those released hatched at the Zoo. The Louisiana pine snake is one of the rarest snakes in North America, and the Fort Worth Zoo is one of only four breeding centers for this species. This was the fifth release the Zoo has participated in, and the... Read More
at Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Vote to keep us the #1 zoo in North America

Once again, the Fort Worth Zoo has been nominated as a top zoo in North America! This time, we're nominated in TWO categories for USA Today’s list of 10 Best. We're in the running for Best Zoo and Best Zoo Exhibit ( Museum of Living Art ). WE NEED YOUR HELP to secure the Zoo’s positions in the final Top 10! You can vote once a day, every day, from each device (desktop, laptop, cell phone, tablet, etc.) for each category until May 24 , so help us take the top spots!... Read More

Explore Elephant Springs!

We can't wait for you all to visit the herd up close at the all new  Elephant Springs ! Almost tripling its current size, this space serves as the home to our Asian elephant herd, which includes a three-generation family. The addition of multiple, expanded yards and varied habitats help to enhance the Zoo’s successful breeding program. These improvements will allow the herd numerous enrichment opportunities with multiple pools and yards. The Fort Worth Zoo intends... Read More
at Friday, April 16, 2021