A New Pride Roars in the East End of Abilene

Posted: April 28, 2021 | 1:11 pm

One male and two female lions have temporarily relocated from the Fort Worth Zoo to Abilene. Animal Care Staff will care for the new pride for approximately two years.

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A New Pride Roars in the East End of Abilene

Posted: April 28, 2021 | 1:11 pm

One male and two female lions have temporarily relocated from the Fort Worth Zoo to Abilene. Animal Care Staff will care for the new pride for approximately two years.

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Thrilled Times Three

Posted: April 28, 2021 | 2:53 pm

Abilene Zoo welcomes a third baby to the herd

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Journey to Madagascar Opens at Abilene Zoo

Posted: April 28, 2021 | 3:05 pm

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.

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Capybaras Arrive at the Abilene Zoo

Posted: April 28, 2021 | 3:18 pm

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. 

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Africa Exhibit No Laughing Matter

Posted: April 28, 2021 | 3:24 pm

Striped Hyenas arrive at the Abilene Zoo

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Bald Eagle at Bird Rehab Center

Posted: June 4, 2021 | 2:20 pm

Have you ever wondered about the Abilene Zoo Bird Rehabilitation Center’s patients?

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Scheduled Examination for Iconic Abilene Zoo Alligator

Posted: June 5, 2021 | 7:33 am

Albert the Alligator, a resident of the Abilene Zoo since 1966, is scheduled for a medical examination due to prolonged lethargic activity and inappetence. 

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Update: Albert’s back!

Posted: July 9, 2021 | 1:39 pm

This Alligator is ready for the Abilene Zoo’s 55th Anniversary

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July Patient of the Month: Great-tailed Grackle

Posted: July 26, 2021 | 10:20 am

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.

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