Fort Worth Zoo

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 May 4 - 12:45pm

The Fort Worth Zoo has once again been named one of USA Today's 10 Best Zoos, coming in at No. 5. Additionally, the zoo's Museum of Living Art exhibit was ranked No. 3 in the Best Zoo Exhibit category. The No. 1 zoo this year is the Saint Louis Zoo, followed by Omaha's...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Apr 27 - 3:54pm

On the heels of opening its highly-anticipated African Savanna exhibit, the Fort Worth Zoo is continuing its campaign to secure its position among USA Today's list of "10 Best Zoos."  The zoo, ranked No. 4 last year, has been nominated to the list this year but needs...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Apr 19 - 12:48pm

It's here: The first phase of the Fort Worth Zoo's A Wilder Vision project is now open.  The zoo unveiled its African Savanna exhibit Thursday, revealing a 10-acre, panoramic habitat where animals like giraffes, zebras and African birds share space and interact with one another. The...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2018 Feb 19 - 11:25am

Photos by Olaf Growald Not only does the Fort Worth Zoo, ranked fifth in the nation, draw nearly 1 million guests each year; it also guarantees for future generations the survival of certain endangered species and strengthens the bond between humans and animals. We got up close and personal with...

Posted By Heywood on 2018 Feb 19 - 11:20am

When my editor, Kendall Louis, told me this issue was going to be about “Wild Fort Worth,” I just assumed it was going to concentrate on its early beginnings — the 1800s, the gangsters that frequented Jacksboro Highway back in the ’40s and ’50s, or closing time at some...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Aug 25 - 1:48pm

By Meg Hemmerle There must be something in the water at the Fort Worth Zoo, with the announcement of another baby animal joining the family.  The zoo welcomed its newest addition, a male Grant’s zebra foal, on Friday. He is the first foal for mom, Roxie, and the first zebra born at the...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jul 31 - 11:27am

Even the giraffes have joined the #Beltre3K madness. The Fort Worth Zoo announced it will name one of its newest baby giraffes Beltre, after Texas Rangers thirdbaseman Adrian Beltre, who recorded his 3000th hit Sunday against the Baltimore Orioles.  Beltre and his younger half-brother Buddy...

Posted By Molly Jenkins on 2017 Mar 31 - 12:44pm

The votes are in, and the Fort Worth Zoo has claimed the No. 4 spot on USA Today’s 10 Best Zoos. Fort Worth was the only Texas zoo to make the cut. USA Today had a panel of experts assemble a list of the top 20 zoos but left it up to the public to vote on which zoos were top 10 material....

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Mar 23 - 10:48am

The campaign to raise funding for new developments at the Fort Worth Zoo is well underway, and now Waterside is looking to get in on the initiative.  The newly-built shopping and dining center at Bryant Irvin Road and Arborlawn Drive will host a Give Back Day on March 30, benefiting the...

Posted By Olivia Heinen on 2017 Mar 21 - 1:34pm

Thirteen isn’t always an unlucky number – especially if it refers to the 13 baby flamingos welcomed at the Fort Worth Zoo this year. Lesser flamingo hatchings from January through March were successful, the zoo announced Tuesday. The Fort Worth Zoo has hatched 196 chicks since the...

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