Zoo Archive

Thanks Again Ann Richards School For The Enrichment Items!

Caique Elvis got lots of great new enrichment toys thanks to the sixth grade students at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders. The students designed and created the toys after researching appropriate enrichment items for our animals. They designed toys for our primates as well! Read More

New at the Zoo: Three Orphaned Cougar Cubs!

Here are the Cougar cubs (two females and one male) on the night they arrived at our Zoo earlier this month. Their mother was shot by a hunter in Washington who discovered the cubs and turned them over to wildlife officials who then transferred them to the care of Oregon Zoo. Read More

Boo Bash at AMLI on 2ND’s Skyedeck!

Friday, October 23, 2015 from 7-9:30pm. Visit here for more details. Dress in costume finery and enjoy cocktails, small bites from local restaurants, and and great music! Contact downtown@amli.com for any questions about the event, getting tickets, or to receive a list of items being collected for donation. Read More

Pinot’s Palette Paint Day!

Saturday, November 14th from 3-5pm in the Peacock Barn. Visit the Pinot’s Patelle website to purchase your ticket today! With every paid reservation, each painter receives 1 adult admission to the zoo for the day. Anyone NOT planning on painting will need to pay the regular admission price to the zoo. Read More

New at the Zoo: Cougar Beaux!

Cougar Beaux came to us in March after being separated from his mother when he was caught in a beaver trap. Beaux is just a little over a year old now. He loves climbing the trees in his habitat and hanging out on his climbing platforms. Read More

New Toys For The Bear Cubs!

The cubs got three amazing new toys to enjoy in their yard and pool. It’s hard to tell which one they like best! Thank you to the generous donors who ordered them from our wish list! Austin Zoo has an Amazon Wishlist for items to keep our animals constantly entertained and never bored, as well other needed items: Cats & Bears Toys & Treats Interactive Feeders Home Depot Supplies Needed Items For more ideas about donation items, check out Austin Zoo’s Wish List to donate items the zoo uses every day. Read More