Zoo Archive

Earth Day at Austin Zoo

Interested in Learning The Benefits of Trees? Join us on Saturday, April 18, 2015 with Presenter Bradley Hamel from the Texas Forest Service Additional information stations will be located throughout the Zoo from 9:30a.m.-3:30p.m., including Austin Water, Arts & Crafts with the Art Garage, Commute Solutions, & City of Austin Air Quality Program Be sure…

Black Bear Cub Ruby Loves Her New Toy!

Our animals love getting new toys like this Saurus Egg! Check out our Amazon Wish List to see an updated enrichment toy wish list created by Austin Zoo Zookeepers.

Enclosure Improvements for the Wolf Hybrids

While Wolf Hybrid Eli is an outgoing guy, Wolf Hybrid Layla is a shy girl. Our Zookeepers designed a new hide area for Layla. When our Maintenance Manager completed the construction, Layla and Eli came to check it out. It looks like they approve!

Primate Enrichment Everyday at 11:30!

Capuchin Mulder thinks the bamboo her Keepers brought her for enrichment is very tasty. At 11:30 every day, guests are invited to watch the residents of our Primate Palace work on their daily training and enrichment activities.

Happy Birthday to Lioness Amara!

Lioness Amara celebrated her 12th birthday today with lots of surprises and treats from our Zookeepers. She especially liked her scent box and the venison hanging in the tree. When the rain lets up this weekend, come for a visit and wish her “Happy Birthday”.