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We did it Abilene! Your incredible generosity has made it possible to bring another incredible animal experience to the Abilene Zoo. We have the unique opportunity to share exotic animals not found anywhere else on earth. The animals of Madagascar!Meet Lavavolo Plan Your Visit
September 18, 2021
Pops In the Park Broadway star Niki Scalera returns to Abilene for a rocking evening of Broadway hits and popular showstoppers. Backed by a rock combo made up of APO musicians and Maestro Itkin on piano. It will be a wild time!Find Out More
October 14, 2021 - October 14, 2021
Join us for fun animal adventures at the zoo. Abilene Zoo Preschool Class for ages 3-4 years! All Classes take place in Classroom B, which is located in the education wing of our administration building and last 30-40 minutes. Classes involve stories, crafts, and an animal encounter. Admission to the zoo is included.Find Out More
Albert is one of the oldest living American Alligators in zoos across the country. His exact past is unknown and has spurred many West Texas tall tales of his origination to the Abilene Zoo.Find out More
Southern Black Rhino
Meet Macho- One of only 60 Southern Black Rhinos found in AZA accredited zoos in the United States.Find out More
From free admission, all year-long, and discounts to events, becoming a member at the Abilene Zoo is definitely something to roar about.Become A Member RSVP Annual Meeting & Member Picnic
If you’ve driven anywhere in Abilene you’ve seen a Great-tailed Grackle walking in a parking lot, front yard, or park. These abundant black birds are either loved for their loud social calls or hated for their love of agricultural fields and products.
This Alligator is ready for the Abilene Zoo’s 55th Anniversary
Albert the Alligator, a resident of the Abilene Zoo since 1966, is scheduled for a medical examination due to prolonged lethargic activity and inappetence.
Have you ever wondered about the Abilene Zoo Bird Rehabilitation Center’s patients?
Striped Hyenas arrive at the Abilene Zoo
Meet the newest residents of the Abilene Zoo, the capybaras. Guests can view the one male and three female capybaras in their exhibit in the South America area of the Abilene Zoo.