Zoo Archive

The Kendra Gives Back Party Was A Success!

Thank you Kendra Scott for hosting the Kendra Gives Back Party for our animals. We raised over $950 to use towards the purchase of a variety of enrichment items. Serval Nsomi loves the pink flamingo toy and African Grey Howie is thrilled with her new bird toys! Read More

Two Austin Zoo Animals made their TV debut on Studio 512!

Thursday May 28th, Studio 512 invited us to bring a couple of our animals on their show, talk about our 25th anniversary, and plans for the future here at Austin Zoo. Safari Greg introduced Berber the Jungle Carpet Python and Jax the Hedgehog to show host Amanda Tatom. Read More

Happy 17th Birthday, Omar!

Bengal Tigers Omar, Raj and Kali had a grand time celebrating Omar’s 17th birthday thanks to our amazing Zookeepers who decorated their habitat and wrapped packages of meat treats for all three to open and enjoy! Looks like they had a great party! Read More

Austin Zoo’s Animals Love Enrichment Items!

White-nosed Coatimundi Taz with some jasmine scent enrichment. Our Zookeepers create so many different kinds of enrichment items and activities for our animals! Join our education specialist to create enrichment toys for Austin Zoo’s animals: • Mondays at 1:15pm: Creating enrichment toys in the Picnic Grove. Read More