The turtles are coming!

“We’ve got some turtles coming in.” That statement from Eric Trager, the Executive Director of the zoo, was the start of one of the most challenging, but also rewarding, zoo experiences I’ve had in my career. The turtles were coming … Continued

Valentine’s Day— Mother Nature’s Version

It’s Valentine’s Day and there’s nothing we love more than some fun animal love stories! From monogamous relationships to independent females that don’t need no man, Mother Nature has us covered.

AWSFZ Announces Birth of Sloth

Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of a Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth. The baby was born to Sid and Sylvia, the Zoo’s adult pair, on November 17th. The birth was an unexpected surprise for animal … Continued

2nd Annual Howl-een Extravaganza

Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo’s second annual Howl-een Extravaganza, which took place on Saturday, October 28th and Sunday, October 29th, was a wild success! The weekend was filled with a creepy crawly touch-and-feel station, challenging hay maze, and twelve … Continued

AWSFZ Hatches World’s Most Venomous Land Snake

On July 25th, 2017, Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo became the first and only zoo in the state of Texas to successfully breed the Inland Taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus). The clutch of ten eggs was laid on May 28th, 2017 … Continued

Black-Headed Bushmasters Hatched at AWSFZ

Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo is thrilled to announce the successful breeding of the Black-Headed Bushmaster (Lachesis melanocephala). The clutch of seven eggs were laid on April 30th, 2017 and began to hatch on the 27th of July. Bushmasters … Continued

Zoo Borns!

Late spring through early summer is prime-time for animal births at Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo, and this year has been no different. The season kicked off with the birth of Maya and Kaya, two female mountain lion cubs … Continued

Behind The Scenes: Animal Enrichment

At Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo, the health and happiness of our animals is top priority. The animal care staff goes to great lengths to better the welfare of our animals— which includes animal enrichment. What is enrichment? The best way … Continued

Meet Our Newest Residents

Animal care staff at Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo are thrilled to welcome two new residents to the facility—  a jaguar pair, “Mick Jaguar” and “Black Betty.” The duo, who made their public debut last week, are busy exploring … Continued

AWSFZ Welcomes White-Cheeked Gibbon Duo

Animal care staff at Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo recently welcomed a two new residents to the facility— two white-cheeked gibbon sisters. The spunky duo, affectionately named “Gibbie” and “Judith,” arrived to their new home on January 18th. “We … Continued

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