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New at the Zoo: The Peacock Barn Has New Murals!

Thanks to Artist/Photographer Debra Wilson, the Peacock Barn is newly decorated! Come see these amazing peacock images for yourself! Call us at 512-288-1490 or email info@austinzoo.org to inquire about renting this space for your next party or event. 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

New To The Zoo: Red Ruffed Lemur Travis!

Travis moved into his new habitat yesterday, June 17, 2015 and is ready to greet visitors. Red ruffed lemurs are native to Madagascar and are critically endangered. Travis was privately owned and surrendered to us this spring. You can find Travis near the Mountain Coatimundis by the Bear Deck. Read More

Austin Zoo Is Excited To Share Our Austin Zoo Patch Activities!

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. Download and complete our specifically designed scavenger hunt to learn more about animals and the important mission of the Austin Zoo as a forever home for rescued animals. 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