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Mission Statement


The mission of the Dallas Zoo is to conserve wildlife and inspire a passion for nature.


The Dallas Zoo will become a leading U.S. zoo and a premier entertainment, educational, and visitor attraction in Dallas. We will accomplish this by:

Providing an Unsurpassed Guest Experience

Creating a Lifetime of Memorable Experiences for Our Guests

Demonstrating Leadership in Our Industry

Endearing Ourselves as a Community Treasure

And Always Striving for Organizational Excellence


You’ll enjoy being part of the behind-the-scenes work while making a real contribution by spreading our conservation message, helping care for our animal and plant collections, and educating visitors of all ages. Volunteers are valued members of the Zoo and Aquarium team, generously contributing over 40,000 service hours each year!


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Would you recommend The Dallas Zoo?

by Shontasha H. (December 1, 2011)
I would love to volunteer for this because it would be something that myself and my family can get involved in to help the community. We love animals, and my kids (11, 13, and 17) would love to help assist, while learn about the animals!