New to the Zoo
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
Rock & Roar
The Abilene Zoo’s Rock & Roar is back for a wild summer series in 2021, with an inaugural concert featuring Aaron Watson on Thursday, June 17. Raise a cold glass to our sponsor Bontke Brothers Construction while you enjoy an experience like nothing else in West Texas.Learn More
June 17, 2021
The Abilene Zoo’s Rock & Roar is back for a wild summer series in 2021, with an inaugural concert featuring Aaron Watson on Thursday, June 17. Raise a cold glass to our sponsor Bontke Brothers Construction while you enjoy an experience like nothing else in West Texas.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
The Abilene Zoo has the tallest heard in West Texas! Congo the Giraffe came from San Diego Zoo Safari Park and has already sired 3 calves with the current giraffe herd.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
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.
The Abilene Zoological Society is excited to announce the opening of the newest exhibit series at the Abilene Zoo; Journey to Madagascar. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at noon.
Abilene Zoo welcomes a third baby to the herd