The Fort Worth Zoo was voted best zoo by Family Life Magazine, LA Times, and USA Today. It is home to 5,000 exotic and native animals. When the zoo opened in 1909 the animals to see were one lion,
The Herpetarium was completed in the summer of 1960 with one of the largest exhibits of reptiles and amphibians in the world. The original Herpetarium closed in 2009 to be replaced by the Museum of Living Art in 2010.
World of Primates opened in 1992 with an indoor and outdoor exhibit of gorilla groups.
Asian Falls opened in 1992 with an exotic exhibit of White Tigers.
White and Malayan tigers share a habitat of majestic waterfalls flowing.
The cheetah exhibit opened in 1994 with exotic black spotted wild cats.
Parrot Paradise was opened in 2004 to a free flight aviary. Children have fun feeding the parakeets and cockatoos. .
Black and white penguins have a thick fur to keep them warm.