Wintery Wonders:
A cool concept

One of the best parts about working in a zoo is when we have the opportunity to talk with our visitors and answer their questions about the amazing animals that live here at the zoo. At the top of our … Continued

Coming Soon: 3rd Annual Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza!

Looking for something fun and festive to do this Fall? Join us at Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo on October 27th and 28th for our 3rd annual Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza! Trick or Treat and Creepy Crawly Stations As you make … Continued

A Lesson in Hisssssstory

As we begin to celebrate another Independence Day, I am not only reminded of the significance of this date, but I am also conscious of the many forgotten facets of history that helped to build this great nation. Making my … Continued

Zoo Borns!

Baby animal season is here! Spring 2018 kicked off with the birth of our cougar cubs, Emera and Kova on April 30th. The community joined us in naming the cubs through our Facebook page, where fans were able to submit … Continued

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

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

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