Bring a new meaning to the wild wild west and take your class on an adventure to the only zoo in West Texas! We'll be sure to inspire the future conservationist in your students with the wonder and amazment of the Abilene Zoo.
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Hey Teachers! We can’t wait to see you and your students at the zoo. Please submit a Zoo Trip Request form at least 7 days in advance so we can be prepared for your visit. ALL Field Trips must submit a Field Trip Request Form. Thank you for helping us make your visit a success.Abilene & Wylie ISD All Other Schools
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We have great opportunities for Homeschool Classes! Check out these events for a listing of individual class dates, big group events, and more.Kid Events
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.