Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza!

Looking for something wildly fun and festive to do this Fall? Join us at Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo on October 24th & 25th for our 5th annual Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza! Pumpkin Enrichment It wouldn’t be the Howl-O-Ween Extravaganza without some … Continued

Slithering Through September

As weather begins to cool off here in south Texas, snake sightings begin to increase. Wait a second… aren’t snakes supposed to prefer hot weather? Turns out, that’s not always the case!  Why are we seeing more snakes this time … Continued

Goodbye, Sam Alligator

It is with heavy hearts that our staff said goodbye to Sam the American Alligator on August 21, 2020.  Sam came to Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo shortly after its opening in 1967, making him the resident who had … Continued

Tools to Keep the Animals Cool

As the summer heats up in Texas, we are often asked what our staff does to keep the animal residents cool. The short answer is — a lot! Many of our critters really enjoy this warmer weather, but because we … Continued

April Zoo News

Despite being closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the staff at Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo continues to work tirelessly to provide vital care for our residents. Our staff and animals miss you! And they wanted to … Continued

January’s Featured Animal: The Binturong

Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo’s featured animal for January is the Binturong. We sat down with Mammal Keeper, Annie Kennedy, to talk about these amazing creatures, and answer some questions submitted by our Facebook and Instagram followers. Before we get … Continued

World Croc Day!

World Croc Day is June 17, 2019. To celebrate, we sat down with resident croc enthusiast, Jarrod Forthman, to talk about these incredible animals, and answer some questions submitted by our Facebook and Instagram followers. Before we get started talking … Continued

April’s Featured Animal: Mountain Lion

In honor of two of our newest Zoo Borns, Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo’s featured animal for April is the Mountain Lion. We sat down with Operations Director, Emily Jaffe, to talk about these adorable creatures, and answer some … Continued

Autism Awareness Day

Did you know that April is Autism Awareness Month? For the past four years, Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo has teamed up with the H.E.L.P. Autism group to host an Autism Awareness event. This event is full of fun … Continued

March’s Featured Animal: Asian Small Clawed Otter

Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo’s featured animal for March is the Asian Small Clawed Otter. We sat down with Mammal Keeper, Paulina Cantu, to talk about these adorable creatures, and answer some questions submitted by our Facebook and Instagram followers. Before we get … Continued

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