Creature Features





Wild Encounters

Have you ever wanted the inside scoop on those giant gray balls in the Asian elephant exhibit? Ever wondered what the Zoo’s lions eat or how much one of the giant Aldabra tortoises weighs?

Beginning March 21 through Oct. 27, Fort Worth Zoo interpretive specialists and zookeepers will share amazing facts and stats about your favorite Zoo animals all throughout the park!

Schedules are subject to change. Please check the clocks at each exhibit for accurate times.

Wild Encounters – Monday to Friday
Time Animal Location
10:30 a.m. Bonobo World of Primates
11 a.m. Saltwater crocodile or gharial Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
11:30 a.m. Meerkat African Savannah
12:30 p.m. Komodo dragon Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
1 p.m. North American river otter, American alligator or alligator snapping turtle Pineywoods, Texas Wild!
1:30 p.m. Raptor mews
African lion
Texas Wild!
African Savannah
2 p.m. Black bear
Saltwater crocodile or gharial
Pineywoods, Texas Wild!
Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
2:30 p.m. Kangaroo Australian Outback
3 p.m. Great Barrier Reef Australian Outback
3:30 p.m. African lion African Savannah
4 p.m. Gorilla World of Primates
Wild Encounters – Saturday & Sunday
Time Animal Location
10:30 a.m. Bonobo World of Primates
11 a.m. Saltwater crocodile or gharial Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
11:30 a.m. Meerkat African Savannah
12:30 p.m. Komodo dragon Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
1 p.m. North American river otter, American alligator or alligator snapping turtle Pineywoods, Texas Wild!
1:30 p.m. Raptor mews
African lion
Texas Wild!
African Savannah
2 p.m. Black bear
Saltwater crocodile or gharial
Pineywoods, Texas Wild!
Museum of Living Art (MOLA)
2:30 p.m. Kangaroo Australian Outback
3 p.m. Great Barrier Reef Australian Outback
3:30 p.m. African lion African Savannah
5 p.m. Giraffe and black rhino
Gorilla
African Savannah
World of Primates

Animal Outreach Presentations and Stage Show

Get an up-close look at the mammals, birds and reptiles in the Zoo’s animal outreach collection during animal presentations beginning April 6 in the Outdoor Learning Theater.





Outdoor Learning Theater
April 6 to June 5
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday Noon and 2 p.m. Animal Outreach Presentations
Beginning June 6
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday Noon and 2 p.m. Animal Outreach Presentations
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday Noon, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Animal Outreach Presentations
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