Things to do in New Braunfels

Wondering what other fun things there are to do in the New Braunfels area besides Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo? Look no further! We’ve put together a local guide for those looking to do a quick day trip or … Continued

Delilah the Warthog’s Visit from the Vet

Over the last few months, our Animal Care Specialists noticed that our sweet female warthog, Delilah, had developed a slight vaginal prolapse. Because of the fantastic relationship our staff has with Delilah, we were able to give her a safe, … Continued

Spring Snake Sightings

As temperatures begin to rise here in south Texas, so do the number of snake sightings. Why are there so many snake sightings in Spring? There are a few reasons why snake sightings increase in spring, the first being weather. … Continued

Goodbye Edward

We are heartbroken to announce the passing of Edward the mountain lion this past week. Edward was nine years old and had lived at Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo nearly his entire life with his enclosure-mates, Sarah and Angel. … Continued

January’s Featured Animal: The Jaguar

Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo’s featured animal for January is the largest cat in the Americas, the Jaguar! We sat down with Mammal Department Manager, Casey, to talk about these incredible animals, and answer some of the questions submitted … Continued

Edward Mountain Lion’s Trip to the Vet

Over the last year and a half, our Animal Care Specialists noticed that our sweet, elderly mountain lion — Edward — was regularly limping on his front right paw. Because of the amazing relationship our staff has with Edward, we … 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

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

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