Reticulated Giraffe
  • Reticulated Giraffe
    Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life. -- John Muir
  • Bornean Orangutan
    One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. -- William Shakespeare
  • Blue & Gold Macaw
    It is the ancient wisdom of birds that battles are best fought with song. -- Richard Nelson
  • American Alligator
    Until mankind can extend the circle of his compassion to include all living things, he will never, himself, know peace. -- Albert Schweitzer
  • Red Panda
    In the end, we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught. -- African Proverb
  • Sumatran Tiger
    Our task must be to free ourselves from our prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature in its beauty. -- Albert Einstein
  • Grevy's Zebra
    When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe. -- John Muir
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Hours & Directions

The Zoo is open daily 9am-4pm. Last ticket sold at 3:30pm. The Zoo address is 2918 West Capitol Street | 39209




Individual tickets, rides, and rentals are available for purchase online or at the zoo.


Members enjoy unlimited year-round admission to the zoo, discounts at the Trading Company and for Education Programs, and special Members-Only events.



Shopping & Dining

The Trading Company's selections include plush toys, books, toys, snacks, and practical items.

The Elephant Cafe serves family-friendly fare and treats.


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