Zoo Archive

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

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