Fort Worth Zoo

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...

Posted By Molly Jenkins on 2017 Feb 2 - 1:36pm

Predicting the Super Bowl’s champion is no monkey business – it’s orangutan business. Fort Worth Zoo’s born and raised orangutan, 43-year-old PT, picked the Atlanta Falcons over the New England Patriots to win Super Bowl LI. PT wasted no time in choosing the winner on...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 17 - 11:57am

The Fort Worth Zoo is getting wilder indeed. Zoo officials announced the meaning behind those green, blue and purple paint-splattered billboards and advertisements Monday when they revealed plans for A Wilder Vision – a campaign to raise $100 million for new exhibits, renovations and other...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 5 - 2:29pm

Save the date. The Fort Worth Zoo is doing something on Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. The thing is, no one knows what it is, and the zoo won’t tell anybody. The one thing we do know is that it’s going to be “big,” or so says an invitation from the zoo. In fact, the zoo promises it...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Mar 29 - 1:37pm

Just after Boudreaux the American black bear at the Fort Worth Zoo incorrectly selected the Carolina Panthers to win the Super Bowl by rummaging through a branded football for treats, it wandered over to another foreign object in its habitat. While the pyramid of fire hose may look out of place to...

Posted By Amy Horany on 2014 Sep 30 - 2:13pm

Article via Fort Worth Zoo Silver Spring, Maryland (September 29, 2014) – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that the Fort Worth Zoo received Top Honors in marketing for budgets over $175,000 for its See the Biggest Babies in Town campaign. “This award provides well...

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