Zoo Archive

Boo At The Zoo 2015 Photo Contest!

Join us for our 1st Annual Boo At The Zoo Photo contest!   WE HAVE FOUR CATEGORIES: Best Haunted Train Ride Photo Best Haunted Mansion Photo Best Costume Photo Best of “Boo at the Zoo”     CONTEST TIMELINE: First Day of Contest — Friday, October 9, 2015. Read More

New at the Zoo: Alligator Snapping Turtle Wesley Snaps!

This species is the largest freshwater turtle in North America and one of the largest turtles in the world. They can grow to just over 2′ across and weigh upwards of 200 pounds when full grown! Come see Wesley Snaps in his pool by our Gift Shop. Read More

Homeschool Day is September 25th!

Make your reservation in advance to receive our special Homeschool Day admission price. Explore the 16 learning stations around the Zoo and visit our animals like Red Fox Mik. Call 512-288-1490 for more information and reservations. Read More

New at the Zoo: The Peacock Barn Has New Murals!

Thanks to Artist/Photographer Debra Wilson, the Peacock Barn is newly decorated! Come see these amazing peacock images for yourself! Call us at 512-288-1490 or email info@austinzoo.org to inquire about renting this space for your next party or event. Read More