On 85 beautiful acres in Tyler, Texas, Caldwell Zoo has more than 2,000 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.
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.
You’ll find sleek mountain lions, majestic bald eagles and roaming bison in the North America section. Plus, the new black bear exhibit is now open!
The South American section offers attractions like the world's largest rodent, giant anteaters, colorful macaws and squirrel monkeys.
Find black-footed penguins, cichlid fish, tortoises, African gray parrots, rock hyrax and more at the African Aquarium.
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!