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Abilene Community & Their Impact
The Abilene, Texas community is deeply involved with the Abilene Zoo. In fact, the Abilene community build the foundation of this zoo. Many individuals and multiple organizations have helped the zoo. A long time ago an Abilienian used to save wild animals in the wild from poachers and have them shipped to Abilene. For organization examples, the Abilene Junior League donated the 1st flock of flamingoes. Another organization example is Leadership Abilene. They helped fundraise money to get a lone male giraffe a female for a mate.
Years Zoo Has Been Open
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.