Meet The Animals

You’ll meet birds, mammals, amphibians, and reptiles! The Abilene Zoo is home to 127 different species.

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North American Bullfrog

Amphibian

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Our North American Bullfrogs

Meet Jeremiah. He's a good friend of mine. This North American Bullfrog is just one animal found in the Reptile House at the Abilene Zoo.

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American Alligator

Reptile

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Our Albert

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.

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Capybara

Mammal

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Our Capybaras

Learn about the largest rodents here or anywhere at the Abilene Zoo.

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Caribbean Flamingo

Bird

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Our

Caribbean Flamingo or Phoenicopterus ruber is a large species of flamingo closely related to the greater flamingo and Chilean flamingo. Come meet our flock in Wetlands of the Americas here at the Abilene Zoo.

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Maned Wolf

Mammal

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Our Maned Wolves

Neither a fox, nor a wolf! Learn more about the unique Maned Wolf here at the Abilene Zoo.

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Giraffe

Mammal

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Our Giraffes

Meet the tower of giraffe found at the Abilene Zoo.

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Striped Hyena

Mammal

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Our Hyenas

Meet Felix & Farrah, the newest edition to the Abilene Zoo.

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Jaguar

Mammal

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Our Jaguar

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African Lion

Mammal

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Our African Lions

Meet the Pride of the Abilene Zoo. While lions may be at the top of the food chain, they are vulnerable.

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Coscoroba Swan

Bird

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Our Coscoroba Swans

Coscoroba Swan or the scientific name is Coscoroba coscoroba. You can find this flock in the Wetlands Pond at the Abilene Zoo.

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Zebra

Mammal

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Our

Grant's Zebra

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Fossa

Mammal

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Our Fossa

Meet Lavavolo - but we call her Volo for short. This spunky gal is part of our brand new Madagascar exhibts!

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Meet Albert, the oldest resident of the Abilene Zoo.

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.

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Meet the animals of South America

From capybara, maned wolves, jaguar and more!

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Save the Animals

The Abilene Zoo is committed to ensuring that endangered species have a future in the wild.

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Plan Your Visit

With more animals than anywhere else in West Texas, you're in for a WILD day at the Abilene Zoo

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Become a Zoo Member

Let your wild ones meet ours any day of the week when you become a member of the Abilene Zoo.

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