Fort Worth Zoo

Joel Arnold hasn't let his Autism stop him from helping set up for an event at the Fort Worth Zoo. (credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 News)

18-Year-Old Autistic Zoo Volunteer Defies Odds

A teenager diagnosed with severe Autism has overcome his disease significantly by volunteering at the Fort Worth Zoo.

04/24/2014

FW zoo

Visitors Prepared For Zoo Mayhem Get Spring Break Surprise

It’s become a traditional Spring Break sight — throngs of people and lines of traffic at the Fort Worth Zoo. This year the visitors, who had prepared for the mayhem, received some surprises.

CBS 11–03/12/2014

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Fun & Reflection For Families Of Fallen Heroes

It was a very special weekend in North Texas for hundreds of families from all around the country who had all lost a family member or loved one serving in the military.

12/16/2013

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Fort Worth Zoo Penguins Visit CBS 11 News

CBS 11 News started using a new set this week, and some penguins from the Fort Worth Zoo stopped by to break in the new pad.

10/16/2013

(credit: Fort Worth Zoo)

Meet The Fort Worth Zoo’s New Jaguar Cub

There is a new baby girl at the Fort Worth Zoo. Sasha is a fierce little jaguar cub, and CBS 11 News got up close with the zoo’s latest addition.

10/09/2013

(credit: Fort Worth Zoo)

Fort Worth Zoo Shows Off Newborn Jaguar Cub

The Fort Worth Zoo is making room for its newest addition, a female jaguar cub.

CBS 11–10/03/2013

(credit: Jake Shannon/KTVT/KTXA)

Up Close With Giraffes At The Fort Worth Zoo

The Fort Worth Zoo has all kinds of cool animals, and zookeepers who can help you learn about them! CBS 11 News goes up close with the giraffes.

10/02/2013

(credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

A Guide To DFW Zoos

Planning a trip to the zoo but don’t know where to begin? Here is a guide to help you get the most out of your family’s trip to either the Dallas Zoo or Fort Worth Zoo.

09/20/2013

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Smart Animals Do Tricks At The Fort Worth Zoo

Visitors at the Fort Worth Zoo can see some of the smartest animals performing amazing tricks, each day at the Outdoor Learning Theater.

09/04/2013

Bowie the elephant was born August 5 at the Fort Worth Zoo. (credit: Fort Worth Zoo)

Fort Worth Zoo Welcomes Another Baby Elephant

It’s a boy this time! For the second time this summer, the Fort Worth Zoo is celebrating the birth of a baby elephant.

08/22/2013

(credit: Fort Worth Zoo)

Up Close & Personal With Belle The Elephant

Bella the baby elephant has been a huge hit since making her debut at the Fort Worth Zoo last month. Get up close and personal with the 300-pound local celebrity.

08/12/2013

(credit: Fort Worth Zoo)

Baby Elephant Cools Off In Kiddie Pool

The youthful fascination for child visitors to the Fort Worth zoo was enhanced this week when zoo officials added a child’s inflatable pool to the elephants’ enclosure. Baby elephant Belle is taking full advantage of her new pool; cooling off and entertaining zoo guests.

08/01/2013

more