We are proud to provide various programs to children and teens with a rich understanding of wildlife and wildly fun activities.
Spark your child’s appreciation and understanding of natural environments by providing educational and entertaining opportunities.
Immerse your wild one in the world of animals. At Zoo Camp, campers will not only get to learn about everything scaly, furry, and feathery but also become inspired to save wildlife.Register & Learn More
Find yourself nose to horn with Abilene Zoo’s southern black rhino, meet members of our giraffe herd, or get up close with our anteaters in these exclusive behind-the-scenes tours.Reserve Your Up-Close Tour
We welcome school groups and organizations from all over Texas in order to connect educators to fun experiences for their students outside the classroom.
Submit a Zoo Field Trip request form at least seven days in advance or contact the education department at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about group rates or any questions you may have. Once you’ve filled out the form you are confirmed for your date unless you hear from a Zoo Educator.
Add on a personal meet and greet with your class inside or Zoo Education Center classrooms! A Zoo Educator will join you during a 25-minute educational talk with live animals. Costs $1.50 per student with a $25 minimum.Book Your School Field Trip
We are looking for the NEXT GENERATION! Does your teen want to become a future Wildlife Conservationist, Veterinarian , or Animal Care Specialist. Start their journey with our Zoo Teen program.Apply To Be A Zoo Teen
This species is much larger than the nine banded armadillo found in Texas. Able to hold their breath and march along the bottoms of deep rivers.
Rate when paid for in a group in one transaction is $7 per adult and $5.50 for children ages 3-12 years old. Those not paying with the group will pay regular admission rates. The Zoo Field Trip Request Form must be filled out to receive the group rate.
New Baby Giraffe Born on June 24
Twin baby giant anteaters born at the Abilene Zoo
After weeks of rehabilitation we released Lady Bird, the bald eagle, back into the skies of Texas
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.