HABITATS & EXHIBITS

On 85 beautiful acres in Tyler, Texas, Caldwell Zoo has more than 3,400 animals to amaze and educate your whole family. You’ll discover animals roaming over plains, swimming in ponds or climbing trees in multi-species environments carefully created to represent their natural North American, South American and East African habitats. Select a category below for specific details on the animals and exhibits of Caldwell Zoo.

African Savanna

African Savanna

Lions, elephants, giraffes and zebras are among the sights you'll see as you stroll through the African Savanna. You can also take in the view from the Chakula Café.

North America

North America

You’ll find sleek mountain lions, majestic bald eagles and roaming bison in the North America section. And, don't forget to visit Tyler and Timber, Caldwell Zoo's black bears.

South America

South America

The South American section offers attractions like the world's largest rodent, giant anteaters, colorful macaws and squirrel monkeys.

African Aquarium

African Aquarium

Find black-footed penguins, cichlid fish, tortoises, African gray parrots, rock hyrax and more at the African Aquarium.

Herpetarium

North America Herpetarium

The North American Herpetarium is home to an array of fishes, snakes, frogs and lizards from our continent, in addition to amazing tarantulas from around the globe!

Wild Bird Walkabout

Wild Bird Walkabout

Enjoy a conversation with a parakeet! Give a cockatiel a snack! The Wild Bird Walkabout is a free-flight aviary with over 600 gorgeous birds that you can feed and interact with.