Zooniversity is the Teaching Zoo that Comes to You!
VOTED "BEST OF THE DALLAS/FT WORTH METROPLEX" 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012!
Zooniversity is a traveling wildlife education company that introduces children and adults to the fascinating world of animals. Each year we deliver hundreds of conservation-based programs at schools, libraries, churches, scouts, community and corporate events and private parties throughout Texas, surrounding states, and the entire United States.
Professional wildlife educators will introduce you to our amazing animal ambassadors—all injured wildlife or displaced exotic "pets," who now have a permanent home with Zooniversity. Our wildlife programs are all carefully crafted to educate, as well as to entertain. And with more than 50 species of animals to choose from, you’re sure to have more than one favorite. Zooniversity is setting the standard in wildlife ed-zoo-cation!
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PERMISSION TO CROSSPOST Need a part-time weekend job for a little extra cash? Need to gain more exotic animal experience? Have another job or school or kids and need flexible scheduling? If you are an experienced rehabber, zookeeper, vet tech, or animal caretaker, then consider joining our animal care team! We have a rare opening [...]
In case you have a hard time understanding Teddy Bear’s porcupine accent, we’ve added subtitles to one of our all-time favorite videos. See what he has to say this Valentine’s Day! See this video on TV! RIGHT THIS MINUTE (link pending) FOX News’ RED EYE, February 12, 2013 (link pending) See Teddy’s other fun videos "Like" [...]
He’s back! Teddy Bear, our North American porcupine, correctly predicted the Giants to win in Super Bowl 46 — will he be right again this year? Who will he pick to win Super Bowl 47? Will it be the Baltimore Ravens or the San Francisco 49ers? (Teddy doesn’t really care. He’s from Dallas, so he’s a Cowboys [...]
Thank you, thank you, thank you. We are so honored that you voted us "Best of the Metroplex" again for 2012 — fouth year in a row! This year we actually took the title in two categories: Best Party Entertainer Best Themed Party The "Best of the Metroplex — Family Choice Award" competition is run by Metroplex [...]
No, it’s not a cat, it’s not a raccoon, it’s not a genet (for you exotic experts)…it’s a baby Asian Palm Civet. Meet "Maylay," named in honor of her native Malaysia. Maylay is Zooniversity’s newest teacher and is quickly becoming one of our students’ favorites. Civets are not cats, they are viverrids, and are related [...]
Beautiful, isn’t she? This is a cacomistle, a little-known, rarely seen, native of West Texas. They’re also called a Ringtail Cat or a Miner’s Cat, because early miners used to keep them in their cabins as "mousers." But, they are NOT cats at all. The cacomistle is a procyonid and she’s actually related to the raccoon and the kinkajou. Once [...]