Welcome To Austin Zoo

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About Us

The mission of Austin Zoo is to assist animals in need through rescue, rehabilitation and education. Located on the southwest edge of Austin off of Highway 290 West and Circle Drive, Austin Zoo is a pleasant Hill Country zoo where visitors from around the world can come to learn about animals close-up, spend some time outdoors getting exercise and have fun. Read More

 


 

Attention Food Trucks & Concession Trailers!

 

 

Austin Zoo is seeking one
 
or more food trucks or
 
concession trailers for
 
Spring Break the week of
 
March 11-19, 2017.

 

If you are interested in any or all dates, please give us a call at 512-288-1490 ext. 104.

 


 

Austin Zoo Animal Art
Is Now Available For Purchase!

What started out as an enrichment activity for our primates has turned into a fundraising project for Austin Zoo!

All pieces are hand painted by an Austin Zoo animal in watercolor, are unframed, and include the animal’s name and the date painted. (Each piece of art may contain slight imperfections.)

Sizes and prices are as follows:

  • Canvas (11″x14″)- $65.00
  • Construction Paper (12″x18″)- $25.00
  • Photo Paper (4″x6″)- $10.00

Click here to see all the available watercolors!

 


 

Native Sundays!

When you visit the rescued animals at our Zoo, you also encounter native Texas wildlife on our Hill Country grounds. We thought it would be fun to tell you about our native reptiles, insects, birds, amphibians and mammals!

This Week’s Native Species: Dung Beetle

To learn more about this week’s featured species, visit the Native Texas Wildlife section of our website!


 
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Upcoming Events

Austin Gorilla
Run 2017!

Join us for the 7th Annual Austin Gorilla Run on Saturday, January 28th at Camp Mabry. Register today!

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Summer Program
2017 Registration!

What better place than Austin Zoo is there for your child to take in some fresh air, learn about animals and participate in fun activities?

Registration for our members begins on January 23rd, non-members on January 30th. Be sure to secure your reservation early by emailing lauren.austinzoo@gmail.com.

 


 

Daily Zoo Activities

Training and Enrichment

Sunday

  • 11:00 AM Black Bear Cub Keeper Talk
  • 11:30 AM Primate Keeper Talk
  • 12:30 PM Galapagos Tortoise Keeper Talk Weather Permitting
Monday

  • 11:00 AM Cougar Keeper Talk
  • 11:30 AM Primate Keeper Talk
  • 12:30 PM Galapagos Tortoise Keeper Talk Weather Permitting

Tuesday

  • 11:00 AM Black Bear Cub Keeper Talk
  • 11:30 AM Primate Keeper Talk
  • 12:30 PM Galapagos Tortoise Keeper Talk Weather Permitting
  • 2:30 PM Alligator Feeding Feedings will resume Spring 2017
Wednesday

  • 11:00 AM Cougar Keeper Talk
  • 11:30 AM Primate Keeper Talk
  • 12:30 PM Galapagos Tortoise Keeper Talk Weather Permitting

Thursday

  • 11:00 AM Black Bear Keeper Talk
  • 11:30 AM Primate Keeper Talk
  • 12:30 PM Galapagos Tortoise Talk Weather Permitting
Friday

  • 11:00 AM Cougar Keeper Talk
  • 11:30 AM Primate Keeper Talk
  • 12:30 PM Galapagos Tortoise Keeper Talk Weather Permitting

Saturday

  • 11:00 AM Black Bear Keeper Talk
  • 11:30 AM Primate Keeper Talk
  • 12:30 PM Galapagos Tortoise Keeper Talk Weather Permitting
  • 2:30 PM Alligator Feeding Feedings will resume Spring 2017

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