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

March’s Featured Animal: the Reticulated Python

Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo’s featured animal for March is the largest snake here at the Zoo, the Reticulated Python! We sat down with Reptile Collections Manager, Clinton, to talk about these incredible animals, and answer some of the … Continued

Spring Break!

Celebrate Spring Break in the wildest way imaginable at Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo! New Shows! Be sure to check out our Spring Break Show Schedule at the bottom of this page! It’s packed full of entertaining educational shows … Continued

Winter Storm Hits Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo

Over the course of the last week, Texas and many parts of the country were hit with unprecedented winter weather. Losing power and water for days on end created lots of issues for members of our community. But many people … 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

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

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