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“Swing Into Summer” Photo Contest

Austin Zoo invites photography enthusiasts of all ages to enter our 2016 Photo Contest. CONTEST TIMELINE: First Day of Contest — Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Last Day to Enter Photos — Thursday, June 30, 2016 (must be postmarked by this date if mailed). Read More

Email Us Your Favorite Cougar Cub Photos!

We’ve been posting photos our staff members have taken of Oliver, Roxy and Willow since they arrived at our Zoo on October 2. We’d love to create an album with your photos of the Cougar cubs like these incredible photos Zoo visitors Jeff and Peggy snapped. Read More

Thank You Thirsty Planet!

Thank you, Thirsty Planet Brewing Company, for selecting us as your nonprofit of the month for November! Your generous patrons raised over $200 in your Tasting Room tip jars for our animals! Read More

Thank You Canyon Creek Elementary!

The amazing second grade students at Canyon Creek Elementary organized a whole school drive to benefit our rescued animals! They began last week with a Google Hangout with our Director of Animal Care Ellen to learn more about how we care for our animals. Read More

The African Crested Porcupines Are Moving Into Their New Habitat Today!

Thanks to this hard working group of volunteers from WP Engine, our African Crested Porcupines Quill, Grace, Agave and Aziza will be moving into their new habitat today! These wonderful volunteers moved and spread a huge pile of granite gravel with wheelbarrows, buckets and shovels making a good base for the large habitat. Read More