MONORAIL UPDATE: Please bear with us as we close the Wilds of Africa Adventure Safari monorail for maintenance. We promise to let you know as soon as it reopens!
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Local organization gives back to the Zoo

May 2 was Fidelity Cares Day! This annual day is all about volunteering with more than 7,000 Fidelity Investments employees giving back to local communities around the world on a single day.


MEET WITTEN! Dallas Zoo names male giraffe calf after retired football legend Jason Witten

It’s a name fit for a 5-foot-9, 145-pound male giraffe calf and, of course, a 15-year career-span football legend….


LEGGY BABY! Meet our newest giraffe calf

We’re welcoming a long-legged baby born on April 25 to second-time mom Chrystal. This 5-foot-9, 130-pound giraffe calf arrived after a long two-and-a-half hour labor (giraffes usually labor and deliver within 1-2 hours!).


Saving African penguins with a new home

“Penguins have been decimated by what people have done to them,” said Kevin Graham, bird supervisor at the Dallas Zoo. “We’ve done everything we can to wipe African penguins off the planet. We’ve stolen their eggs by the hundreds of thousands, we’ve polluted their environment, we’ve taken all their fish, we’ve taken …


Dallas Zoo sends help to Madagascar after nearly 11,000 critically endangered tortoises were seized from a residential home

Jorge Chavez, one of our tortoise experts, is en route to Madagascar to help with an unprecedented wildlife trafficking crisis…


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Today's Hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
We are currently Open
GENERAL ADMISSION
$15.00 Adults (ages 12-64)
$12.00 Children (ages 3-11)
$12.00 Seniors (age 65 and up)
FREE Children (age 2 and under)
FREE Dallas Zoo Members
PARKING
$10 per vehicle
FREE Dallas Zoo Members
*All prices subject to change
WILDS OF AFRICA ADVENTURE SAFARI
CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE
LOCATION INFO
Dallas Zoo
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX
469.554.7500



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