The Abilene Zoo is committed to ensuring that endangered species have a future in the wild. Introducing West Texas to animals from around the world is a direct way to make an impact. Our guests and supporters join the Zoo in making a difference with every visit and dollar spent. Funds raised go directly to field conservation projects worldwide.
Become inspired today and make a difference. Small steps like reducing your use of non-reusable goods can lead to a healthy Earth for everyone.
The Abilene Zoological Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that relies on generous contributions from people like you who care about our critical wildlife conservation efforts. These efforts would not be possible without your support. To make a tax-deductible, secure online donation to the Zoo, please click the donate button below.Donate
The Abilene Zoo also aims to tie exceptional in-house husbandry, medical care, research, and education programs to conservation action in the world around us. Inspiring children, families, and everyone between to care about the future for wildlife.Meet Macho
Abilene Zoo’s Bird Rehabilitation Center is helping Big Country birds in a big way! We take in injured, orphaned, and abandoned birds with the goal to rehabilitate them and release them back into the wild.
What do I do if I find a baby bird? Learn More about Bird Rehabilitation
Have you ever touched the leathery skin of a rhino? Or been up close with a baby giraffe? Schedule a VIP Tour and go behind the scenes with our Zoo Crew and meet some of our animals in person.VIP Tours
Meet the tower of giraffe found at the Abilene Zoo.Learn More
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.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
The Abilene Zoo is committed to ensuring that endangered species have a future in the wild.Find Out How
With more animals than anywhere else in West Texas, you're in for a WILD day at the Abilene ZooLearn More