Dallas Zoo

Founded in 1888, the Dallas Zoo is home to over 2,000 animals and various exhibits that will spark your group’s curiosity about wildlife. Come nose to nose with chimpanzees, penguins, gazelles, elephants, otters, meerkats, antelopes, snakes, tortoises, and more! Exhibits such as Cheetah Encounter, DinoSAUR, and Koala Walkabout allow groups to interact with the animals and see them in their natural state. Educational programs aim to teach groups about food chains, animal adaptations, and animal habitats. Groups can also enjoy overnight programs such as Twilight Safari Night Hikes, Lights Out Overnight, and more where they will experience the fascinating world of animals through zoo tours, activities, and special talks. 
Contact Info
Address: 650 S R L Thornton Fwy., Dallas, TX 75203. Dallas County. Tel: 469-554-7300. Email: Education@DallasZoo.com. Website: www.dallaszoo.com. Hrs: 9AM-4PM. 
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-1 hour. Cost: Fee.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Zoo Lesson Plan

When you go to the zoo, be on the lookout for the clever ways animals adapted to their surroundings and developed traits that help them survive. Students act like scientists to observe animal life while focusing on the diets and eating habits.... Continue