Thousands Expected For Dollar Day At The Dallas ZooYou could call it an annual, low-cost staycation event. The Dallas Zoo is preparing to welcome thousands of visitors today, on one of its most popular days of the summer -- Dollar Days.
African Elephants Arrive At Dallas Zoo After Special FlightIn North Texas airline flights come and go, but just after midnight a specially designed 747 landed with some very unique cargo. There were 17 elephants aboard the plane. They were transported all the way from Swaziland to Alliance Airport in Fort Worth.
Animal-Rights Group Moves To Block Zoos' Elephant ImportLast month a group decried actions by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to allow young African elephants to be shipped to the Dallas Zoo and two other U.S. zoos. Now, another group has sued to stop those zoos.
It's Party Time At The Dallas Zoo As Giraffe 'Kopano' Celebrates First BirthdayToday just isn't any Wednesday, today a 'baby' giraffe at the Dallas Zoo turns 1-year-old. The giraffe ceremoniously named Kopano is celebrating his first birthday.
Gun Advocates Challenge Zoos' Bans On Possession In Texas & Across U.S.Visitors to the Houston Zoo can now pack a little something extra besides a camera and picnic basket. The nearly century-old institution recently lifted its longtime firearms ban.
Dallas Zoo Cheetah Cub Dies Of Pneumonia A six-month-old cheetah cub has died at the Dallas Zoo. Zoo officials have confirmed that the cub named Kamau (ka-MOWH) died from a severe respiratory illness Tuesday evening.
Dallas Zoo Welcomes A New Giant AnteaterA new animal is on display at the Dallas Zoo. Weighing nearly 100 pounds, sporting a very fluffy tail and ready to capture dinner with a tongue that is about two feet long, the zoo now has a giant anteater.
No State Or Federal Investigation Into Lioness DeathCBS 11 News has learned new details about the investigation into the death of a lioness at the Dallas Zoo. As it stands, no state or federal agency is expected to investigate the incident.
New Lunch Options For Lemurs At Dallas ZooLemurs at the Dallas Zoo now have a new place to have lunch, thanks to the efforts of Stanford alumni and members of the Dallas County Master Gardeners.