New at the Zoo - August 2021

August is Asian Elephant Awareness Month!

It’s Asian Elephant Awareness Month, and we’ll take any chance we can get to highlight the endangered species! The Fort Worth Zoo has an Asian elephant herd of seven including a three-generational family, and they were recently treated to a new home here at the Zoo with the opening of Elephant Springs . Keep reading to learn more about the Zoo’s largest residents and the significance of this awareness month.  Fun facts: Elephants regularly swim and play... Read More
at Friday, August 27, 2021

Sugar Rush! Meet the Zoo's two newest giraffe calves

This summer has been a sweet one with three giraffe calves joining the herd. After Lucchese’s birth on May 7, the Fort Worth Zoo announced the births of the two more giraffe calves- meet Snickers and Jelly Bean! Snickers : male Birthday: July 1, 2021 Height at birth: 6 feet Weight at birth: 145 pounds   Jelly Bean : female Birthday: July 11, 2021 Height at birth: 5 feet, 5 inches Weight at birth: 132 pounds   All three of our giraffe calves... Read More
at Thursday, August 19, 2021

Fun at Summer Zoo Camp!

Watch to see a day in the life of Summer Zoo Campers! Counselors and campers spend a week feeding giraffes, touching stingrays and meeting animals at Base Camp! Not to mention hiking across the Zoo, learning new animal facts, rock climbing and participating in field activities! We hope your kids enjoyed making new friends, growing in confidence, connecting with wildlife and playing outside.   Thanks for joining us this summer. Until next year! Read More
at Thursday, August 5, 2021