Your Summer Zoocation starts HERE! Come celebrate 55 years of learning and adventure right in your own backyard at the Abilene Zoo.
All included with your admission!
Grab the hottest ticket in town for a Summer Zoocation at the Abilene Zoo. Gator Grub features Albert the Alligator as zookeepers talk about alligators, conservation… and feed him his weekly meal live!
Every Sunday @ 11 am
Come meet our flock of flamingos!
Every Saturday @ 11 am!
Meet Mario, Roslina, Peach, and Daisy – our resident Capybara! Did you know capybara are the largest rodent in the world? Meet these big guys during our Capybara Keeper Chats – all part of our 55th Anniversary of the Abilene Zoo!
Tuesdays @ 11 am
It’s a surprise! Gather around the Exploration Station found in the center of the zoo for a special meet & greet with ambassador animals! You NEVER know who you might meet at these Keeper Chats.
Every Wednesday & Thursday @ 11 am
Whether it's your first time visiting, your weekly stop, or you haven't been in over a decade -- The only place to start your summer is right here.Donate to be a part of our next 55 years!
Years of Summer Fun
Keeper Chats Everyday
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