ZOO CLOSURE NOTICE: Due to our annual Zoo To Do fundraiser event, the Wilds of Africa (including Giants of the Savanna) will be closed on Saturday, Nov. 4. Zoo North will be open to guests. Because of the closure, Zoo admission on Saturday, Nov. 4 will be just $5. We're so sorry for an inconvenience!
Plan Your Adventure :: Keeper Encounters & Training Demonstrations

Keeper Encounters & Training Demonstrations

From keeper talks to dynamic shows, there’s more to explore at your Dallas Zoo!

Find the day of the week you plan to visit, then just click and explore the schedule!

MONDAY

ZOONORTH

10:00 a.m.

Cheetah Encounter

11:30 a.m.

Lemur Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Reptile Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Wings of Wonder Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Flamingo Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Primate Place Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Australia Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Tiger Keeper Talk

 

WILDS OF AFRICA

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wild Encounters stage presentations every 30 minutes.

10:30 a.m.

Savanna Predator Encounter

11:00 a.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

11:15 a.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

11:30 a.m.

Chimpanzee Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Savanna Bird Experience

1:15 p.m.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Warthog Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Okapi Keeper Talk

2:30 p.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

2:45 p.m.

Crocodile Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Meerkat Keeper Talk

 

TUESDAY

ZOONORTH

   

10:00 a.m.

Cheetah Encounter

11:30 a.m.

Anteater Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Reptile Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Flamingo Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Wings of Wonder Talk

2:00 p.m.

Primate Place Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Australia Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Tiger Keeper Talk

 

WILDS OF AFRICA

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wild Encounters stage presentations every 30 minutes.

10:30 a.m.

Savanna Predator Encounter

11:00 a.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

11:15 a.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

11:30 a.m.

Chimpanzee Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Savanna Bird Experience

1:00 p.m.

Forest Aviary Keeper Talk

1:15 p.m.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Warthog Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Okapi Keeper Talk

2:30 p.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

2:45 p.m.

Crocodile Keeper Talk

 

WEDNESDAY

ZOONORTH

   

11:00 a.m.

Wonders of the Wild

11:30 a.m.

Anteater Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Reptile Keeper Talk

1:00 p.m.

Wonders of the Wild

1:30 p.m.

Flamingo Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Wings of Wonder Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Primate Place Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Australia Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Tiger Keeper Talk

 

WILDS OF AFRICA

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wild Encounters stage presentations every 30 minutes.

10:30 a.m.

Savanna Predator Encounter

11:00 a.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

11:15 a.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

11:30 a.m.

Chimpanzee Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Savanna Bird Experience

1:15 p.m.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Warthog Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Okapi Keeper Talk

2:30 p.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

2:45 p.m.

Crocodile Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Meerkat Keeper Talk

 

THURSDAY

ZOONORTH

   

9:30 a.m.

Macaw Keeper Talk

11:00 p.m.

Wonders of the Wild

11:30 a.m.

Anteater Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Reptile Keeper Talk

1:00 p.m.

Wonders of the Wild

1:30 p.m.

Wings of Wonder Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Otter Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Primate Place Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Australia Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Tiger Keeper Talk

 

WILDS OF AFRICA

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wild Encounters stage presentations every 30 minutes.

10:30 a.m.

Savanna Predator Encounter

11:00 a.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

11:15 a.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

11:30 a.m.

Chimpanzee Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Savanna Bird Experience

1:00 p.m.

Forest Aviary Keeper Talk

1:15 p.m.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Warthog Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Okapi Keeper Talk

2:30 p.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

2:45 p.m.

Crocodile Keeper Talk

 

FRIDAY

ZOONORTH

   

9:30 a.m.

Macaw Keeper Talk

10:00 a.m.

Cheetah Encounter

11:00 a.m

Wonders of the Wild

11:30 a.m.

Lemur Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Reptile Keeper Talk

1:00 p.m.

Wonders of the Wild

1:30 p.m.

Wings of Wonder Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Otter Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Cheetah Encounter

2:00 p.m.

Primate Place Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Australia Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Tiger Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Wonders of the Wild

 

WILDS OF AFRICA

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wild Encounters stage presentations every 30 minutes.

10:30 a.m.

Savanna Predator Encounter

11:00 a.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

11:15 a.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

11:30 a.m.

Chimpanzee Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Savanna Bird Experience

1:15 p.m.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Warthog Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Okapi Keeper Talk

2:30 p.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

2:45 p.m.

Crocodile Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Meerkat Keeper Talk

 

SATURDAY

ZOONORTH

   

9:30 a.m.

Macaw Keeper Talk

10:00 a.m.

Cheetah Encounter

11:00 a.m

Wonders of the Wild

11:30 a.m.

Lemur Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Reptile Keeper Talk

1:00 p.m.

Wonders of the Wild

1:30 p.m.

Wings of Wonder Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Otter Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Cheetah Encounter

2:00 p.m.

Primate Place Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Australia Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Tiger Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Wonders of the Wild

 

WILDS OF AFRICA

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wild Encounters stage presentations every 30 minutes.

10:30 a.m.

Savanna Predator Encounter

11:00 a.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

11:15 a.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

11:30 a.m.

Chimpanzee Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Savanna Bird Experience

1:00 p.m.

Forest Aviary Keeper Talk

1:15 p.m.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Warthog Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Okapi Keeper Talk

2:30 p.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

2:45 p.m.

Crocodile Keeper Talk

 

SUNDAY

ZOONORTH

   

9:30 a.m.

Macaw Keeper Talk

10:00 a.m.

Cheetah Encounter

11:00 a.m

Wonders of the Wild

11:30 a.m.

Lemur Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Reptile Keeper Talk

1:00 p.m.

Wonders of the Wild

1:30 p.m.

Wings of Wonder Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Otter Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Cheetah Encounter

2:00 p.m.

Primate Place Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Australia Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Tiger Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Wonders of the Wild

 

WILDS OF AFRICA

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Wild Encounters stage presentations every 30 minutes.

10:30 a.m.

Savanna Predator Encounter

11:00 a.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

11:15 a.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

11:30 a.m.

Chimpanzee Keeper Talk

12:30 p.m.

Savanna Bird Experience

1:15 p.m.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

1:30 p.m.

Elephant Keeper Talk

2:00 p.m.

Warthog Keeper Talk

2:15 p.m.

Okapi Keeper Talk

2:30 p.m.

Hippo Keeper Talk

2:45 p.m.

Crocodile Keeper Talk

3:00 p.m.

Meerkat Keeper Talk