Zoo Archive

Austin Zoo Animals Know How To Keep Cool This Summer!

Gray Wolf Juno uses her water trough to beat the summer heat! Korben, Tilly and Ruby ate lunch in their pools with a little ice to keep them cool. Korben loved the lobster that arrived with our weekly pick up of meats from Capital Area Food Bank of Texas (CAFB) As a partner agency of the Food Bank, we have been picking up their non-human grade meat products for several years keeping them out of the landfill! Read More

It’s National Zookeeper Week!

We hope you will join us in thanking our amazing Zookeepers for all they do for our animals as we celebrate National Zookeeper Week! Their passion, devotion and hard work are unsurpassed and are essential for the welfare of our animals. Read More

Kid-Friendly Activities

Austin Zoo has several kid-friendly activities for children of all ages!     Austin Zoo Patch Activities For ages 5-17 years old. You can complete this patch on your own, or with some friends, or even with a larger group such as through scouting, a school class, or homeschoolers. Read More

Save The Date For Home School Day!

Austin Zoo’s 2015 Home School Day will be on Friday, September 25! We’ll be posting a list of the presenters and learning stations soon, so check back for more details. To download the event flyer, click here. Read More

Thanks For The Donations, Kirsten & Jeff!

Kirsten and Jeff surprised us yesterday with two $100 checks that they requested in lieu of birthday gifts from their grandparents so they could help our animals! Kirsten asked that her donation go towards our marmosets. Jeff selected our three bear cubs to receive his donation. Read More