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Abilene Zoological Gardens

2070 Zoo Lane
Abilene, TX 79602-1996
Tel: (325)676-6085
Website: www.abilenezoo.org


Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo, New Braunfels

5640 I-35 S, New Braunfels, TX 78132
Tel: (830) 608-9270
Website: www.awsfzoo.com

Over 40 years in the making, the zoo is a mecca for over 500 animals. Primates, alligators, hyenas, birds, exotic cats, and snakes all make a home at the zoo.


Austin Zoo

10808 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78736
Tel: (512) 288-1490
Website: www.austinzoo.org

With no funding from the city or state, the zoo provides homes to over 350 animals, across over 100 different species. They depend on visitors to accomplish their mission of assisting animals in need through rescue, rehabilitation, and education. They've recently been in the local news regarding their handling of their animals.


Caldwell Zoo, Tyler

2203 Martin Luther King Blvd, Tyler, TX 75702
Tel: (903)593-0121
Website: www.caldwellzoo.org


Cameron Park Zoo, Waco

1701 N 4th Street, Waco, TX 76707
Tel: (254)750-8400
Website: www.cameronparkzoo.com


Dallas Zoo

650 S. R.L. Thornton Fwy
Dallas, TX 75203-3013
Tel: (469)554-7500
Website: www.dallaszoo.com


El Paso Zoo

4001 E Paisano Drive
El Paso, TX 79905-4223
Tel: (915)212-0966
Website: www.elpasozoo.org


Ellen Trout Zoo, Lufkin

402 Zoo Circle, Lufkin, TX 75904
Tel: (936)633-0399
Website: www.ellentroutzoo.com


Fort Worth Zoo

1989 Colonial Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76110
Tel: (817)759-7500
Website: www.fortworthzoo.org

Recognized as the No. 1 attraction in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by Zagat survey, the zoo is home to more than 500 animal species.


Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose

2155 County Road 2008, Glen Rose, TX 76043
Tel: (254)897-2960
Website: www.fossilrim.org

Located 50 miles southwest of Fort Worth, the center hosts over 1,100 animals roaming free over 1,800 acres. As the first facility of its kind to be accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the park operates as a visitor supported enterprise with a philanthropic mission. Visitor participation is directly responsible for funding efforts to preserve the biological diversity of the planet.

 

Frank Buck Zoo, Gainesville

1000 W. California St. Gainesville, TX, 76240
Phone: 940-668-4539
Website: http://www.frankbuckzoo.com
Hours: 9am - 5pm April - August


Gladys Porter Zoo, Brownsville

500 Ringgold Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
Tel: (956)546-7187
Website: http://www.gpz.org

Located on 31-acres in central Brownsville, facilities include a gift shop, work shop, animal diet kitchen, clinic and off-display breeding areas, to enhance education, conservation and research.


Houston Aquarium

410 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002
Tel: (713)315-5000
Website: http://www.downtownaquarium.com/

Redeveloped from two downtown Houston landmarks, this six-acre entertainment and dining complex hosts a 500,000-gallon aquatic tank, home to over 200 species of aquatic life from around the globe. In addition enjoy shopping, a full-service restaurant, and aquatic & geographic exhibits.


Houston Zoo

6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030-1603
Tel: (713)533-6531
Website: http://www.houstonzoo.org

Around since 1922, the Houston Zoo provides a unique educational and conservation resource serving over two million guests each yeary. The Zoo is home to more than 6,000 exotic animals representing more than 800 species, spread over 55 acres.


Rainforest & Aquarium at Moody Gardens, Galveston

1 Hope Blvd Galveston, TX 77554-8928
Tel: (800)582-4673
Website: http://www.moodygardens.org

A unique rainforest awaits here for you. There is a complete area known as the Pyramid, a 55-foot tall canopy of tropical foliage, which blocks out much of the Texas summer sun. The Pyramid has indeed become a verdant jungle full of Tarzan-type air-root vines, vibrant flowers and luscious fruit such as bananas and papaya.


San Antonio Zoo

3903 N. Saint Mary's Street,San Antonio, TX 78212
Tel: (210)734-7184
Website: http://www.sazoo.org

Historically known to locals as the Brackenridge Zoo, the San Antonio Zoo is located at the headwaters of the San Antonio River -- just minutes from downtown. Artesian water flows through the Zoo grounds, an abandoned rock quarry where native area trees provide cool summer shade. Limestone cliffs surround the naturalistic enclosures and make dramatic backdrops for many of the animal habitats. The local temperate climate makes it possible to keep most animals outside year-round.


SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium

3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy Grapevine, TX 76051
Tel: (877)819-7677
Website: http://www.visitsealife.com/Grapevine/


SeaWorld San Antonio

10500 SeaWorld Drive San Antonio, TX 78251
Tel: (210)523-3000
Website: http://www.seaworld.org


Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi

2710 N Shoreline Boulevard Corpus Christi, TX 78402
Tel: (361)881-1200
Website: http://www.texasstateaquarium.org

Daily dive presentations and animal interviews await visitors, along with close-up experiences with sharks and stingrays.Other adventures include tiger sharks, river otters and sea turtles.


The Dallas World Aquarium

1801 N Griffin Street Dallas, TX 75202
Tel: (214)720-2224
Website: http://www.dwazoo.com

Visit a South American rainforest filled with rare and indigenous plants and animals of the Orinoco River basin. The bamboo-planked path leads past monkeys, Giant river otters, many species of toucans and Orinoco crocodiles. The River exhibit gives you an underwater glimpse of manatees and turtles. The aquarium contains 85,000 gallons of saltwater, including a 22,000 gallon walk-through tunnel.

As of March 2019