New at the Zoo - October 2021

2021 Texas horned lizard release update

    Last month we gave you a glimpse of these guys as they were released into the wild. Now we want to share more of the story and highlight the important work of Zoo staff, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, TCU and all others involved in the annual Texas horned lizards release were 204 little lizards entered the wild! Read More
at Friday, October 8, 2021

Monarchs Return to Texas - Monarch Butterfly Day

In 2018, Fort Worth City Council proclaimed Oct. 6 as Monarch Butterfly Day. In 2019, Fort Worth, Texas was named as a Monarch Butterfly Champion City by the National Wildlife Federation’s Mayors’ Monarch Pledge program for its commitment to monarch conservation, becoming only the fourth city in North America to be recognized with the honor. Monarchs travel through Texas each year during their journey south to Mexico, but the monarch population has dwindled due to loss of habitat... Read More
at Wednesday, October 6, 2021