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Pancake the Pig had the honor of rolling out the carpet Thursday for the opening of the Fort Worth Zoo’s newest exhibit — the Toyota Children’s Ranch and Petting Corral. Read more

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The results are in for USA Today’s 10 Best Zoos, and the Fort Worth Zoo has been named the No. 4 zoo in the nation. Additionally, the zoo’s African Savanna placed sixth in the Best Zoo Exhibit category. Read more

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A rookie made a big play at the Fort Worth Zoo on Thursday as Gus, a baby gorilla, predicted that the Los Angeles Rams will win Super Bowl 2019. by Mariana Rivas A rookie made a big play at the Fort Worth Zoo on Thursday as Gus, a baby gorilla,... Read more

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The Fort Worth Zoo has once again been named one of USA Today's 10 Best Zoos, coming in at No. 5. Additionally, the zoo's Museum of Living Art exhibit was ranked No. 3 in the Best Zoo Exhibit category. The No. 1 zoo this year is the Saint Louis ... Read more

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On the heels of opening its highly-anticipated African Savanna exhibit, the Fort Worth Zoo is continuing its campaign to secure its position among USA Today's list of "10 Best Zoos."  The zoo, ranked No. 4 last year, has been nominated to the li... Read more

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A viewing area allows visitors to observe hippos underwater. 

It's here: The first phase of the Fort Worth Zoo's A Wilder Vision project is now open.  The zoo unveiled its African Savanna exhibit Thursday, revealing a 10-acre, panoramic habitat where animals like giraffes, zebras and African birds share sp... Read more

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Photos by Olaf Growald Not only does the Fort Worth Zoo, ranked fifth in the nation, draw nearly 1 million guests each year; it also guarantees for future generations the survival of certain endangered species and strengthens the bond between h... Read more

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When my editor, Kendall Louis, told me this issue was going to be about “Wild Fort Worth,” I just assumed it was going to concentrate on its early beginnings — the 1800s, the gangsters that frequented Jacksboro Highway back in the ’40s and ’50s, ... Read more

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By Meg Hemmerle There must be something in the water at the Fort Worth Zoo, with the announcement of another baby animal joining the family.  The zoo welcomed its newest addition, a male Grant’s zebra foal, on Friday. He is the first foal for m... Read more

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Even the giraffes have joined the #Beltre3K madness. The Fort Worth Zoo announced it will name one of its newest baby giraffes Beltre, after Texas Rangers thirdbaseman Adrian Beltre, who recorded his 3000th hit Sunday against the Baltimore Oriol... Read more

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The votes are in, and the Fort Worth Zoo has claimed the No. 4 spot on USA Today’s 10 Best Zoos. Fort Worth was the only Texas zoo to make the cut. USA Today had a panel of experts assemble a list of the top 20 zoos but left it up to the public ... Read more

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The campaign to raise funding for new developments at the Fort Worth Zoo is well underway, and now Waterside is looking to get in on the initiative.  The newly-built shopping and dining center at Bryant Irvin Road and Arborlawn Drive will host a... Read more

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Thirteen isn’t always an unlucky number – especially if it refers to the 13 baby flamingos welcomed at the Fort Worth Zoo this year. Lesser flamingo hatchings from January through March were successful, the zoo announced Tuesday. The Fort Wor... Read more

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Predicting the Super Bowl’s champion is no monkey business – it’s orangutan business. Fort Worth Zoo’s born and raised orangutan, 43-year-old PT, picked the Atlanta Falcons over the New England Patriots to win Super Bowl LI. PT wasted no time i... Read more

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The Fort Worth Zoo is getting wilder indeed. Zoo officials announced the meaning behind those green, blue and purple paint-splattered billboards and advertisements Monday when they revealed plans for A Wilder Vision – a campaign to raise $100 mi... Read more

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Save the date. The Fort Worth Zoo is doing something on Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. The thing is, no one knows what it is, and the zoo won’t tell anybody. The one thing we do know is that it’s going to be “big,” or so says an invitation from the zoo. In... Read more

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Just after Boudreaux the American black bear at the Fort Worth Zoo incorrectly selected the Carolina Panthers to win the Super Bowl by rummaging through a branded football for treats, it wandered over to another foreign object in its habitat. Whi... Read more

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Article via Fort Worth Zoo Silver Spring, Maryland (September 29, 2014) – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that the Fort Worth Zoo received Top Honors in marketing for budgets over $175,000 for its See the Biggest Babies in ... Read more

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A visit to the Fort Worth Zoo is not complete without seeing Tamba, the zoo’s 10-year-old warthog. In fact, during my visit last weekend, almost every toddler shouted “Pumbaa!” emphatically at any animal that slightly resembled the beloved charac... Read more

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