Zoo Archive

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.

Easter Egg Hunt 2015

It’s only two weeks until our annual Easter egg hunt on April 4, 2015 at 8:30am on the Zoo grounds. Advance reservations must be made by 5pm on April 2, 2015 to participate. $3 per child for nonmembers. Members hunt for free. Call 512-288-1490 for more details and to reserve your spot!

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”.

New at the Zoo: American Alligator Rene

Alligator Rene loves his big pool and basking areas. Rene’s habitat is across the trail from the Discovery Center. You can watch Rene eat lunch on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2:30pm.

Come see the Galapagos Tortoises everyday at 12:30!

Every day at 12:30pm we invite our guests to join one of our Reptile Zookeepers as they feed our three Galapagos Tortoises and share information about these amazing reptiles. Gertie, Muffett and Wheezy are about 25 years old. Galapagos Tortoises can live over 150 years!

Seeking Spring Break Seasonal Help!

Each year Austin Zoo seeks qualified individuals to work with us during Spring Break. Spring Break 2015 take place from March 14th-22nd. If you would like to apply for the position, visit our Gift Shop during regular business hours or call 512-288-1490. Also, see our Employment Page to see all our job openings.

Austin Zoo Revue and Grand Gala 2018

YOU’RE INVITED! You are invited to be part of a very special event – our fifth annual Austin Zoo Revue and Grand Gala on the evening of Saturday, May 12, 2018. Join us in raising funds that will directly benefit the more than 300 animals that call Austin Zoo home. The Gala will feature a…