Start your planning here with a list of admission prices, ticket bundles, and open hours of the zoo.
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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.Learn More
Our African Lions
Meet the Pride of the Abilene Zoo. While lions may be at the top of the food chain, they are vulnerable.Learn More
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.
Learn more about magestic animals such as lions, zebra, rhinos, and more.Find Out More
With more animals than anywhere else in West Texas, you're in for a WILD day at the Abilene ZooGet started
The Abilene Zoo is committed to ensuring that endangered species have a future in the wild.Find Out How