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Meet “Oscar” the Virginia Opossum»

Nov 20, 2015 – No, this is not an ugly kitty. Meet “Oscar,” our Virginia Opossum. Poor little Oscar was found as a tiny mouse-sized baby, baking on a hot sidewalk at Dallas’ Galleria…

Book “Animal Athletes” for Summer 2016!»

Nov 12, 2015 – It’s time to book for Summer 2016 programming before it’s too late! We’ll be traveling all over Texas and surrounding states teaching “Animal Athletes,” a brand new program featuring a…

Wildlife Pros Get An Education, Too!»

Nov 11, 2015 – We not only teach children, we also sometimes teach fellow wildlife pros! Zooniversity’s owner, Allison Blankenship, was a speaker at this year’s ZAA (Zoological Association of America) Annual Conference, held November…

Time to Vote!»

Nov 5, 2015 – Help us to keep our “Best of the Metroplex” title for the SEVENTH year in a row! Our fans were again super supportive and sent in enough write-in nominations to get us back…

Say Hello to “Potter,” the Baby Coatimundi»

Jun 21, 2015 – Some people call them a Snookum Bear, Brazilian aardvark or a hog-nosed raccoon — we just call him a precious baby coatimundi (coati for short). This South American cousin of the raccoon is…

Here’s “Dakota!” (And Yes, He is WHITE)»

Jun 21, 2015 – This is probably the only time in your life you’ll have the chance to meet “Dakota,” an extraordinarily rare leucistic (meaning partial pigment) prairie dog. Stunningly beautiful with pure white fur and dark…

Meet “Yoda” the Fennec Fox»

Mar 24, 2015 – Meet “Yoda,” an 8-month old fennec fox that joined us a couple of months ago. His human family did not know that fennecs are illegal in Texas, and in the…

“Teddy Bear” Makes Super Bowl XLIX Prediction!»

Jan 27, 2015 – Will “Teddy Bear” the porcupine accurately predict the winner of the Super Bowl for the FOURTH year in a row? Don’t ever underestimate the prognostication abilities of a wise old po’pine!

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