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Hours

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
  • Admission

    • Adult - $20.95 + tax
    • Child - $14.95 + tax (2 thru 12)
    • Child - free (under 2)
    • Senior - $16.95 + tax (65+)
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    Featured Animals

    Giant otter

    While Sea otters can also weigh up to 100 pounds, Giant otters are definitely the longest members of the weasel family, reaching five-and-a-half feet

    Helmeted basilisk

    An enormously developed extension of its skull lends this lizard a resemblance to the "Alien" of horror movies. In contrast to other basilisks (which

    Polka-dot stingray

    This species has a restricted range in South America, found only in the Xingu River Basin of Brazil, creating a concern that mining or other polluting

    Saffron toucanet

    This toucanet is easily identified by its saffron yellow head and breast, olive mantle and red rump. Sexes are similar but the female is duller (somew

    Recent Articles

    Earth Day 2015 Manatee Release

    In February 2008, The Dallas World Aquarium was contacted requesting assistance with four orphaned Amazonian manatees (Trichechus inunguis) in Iquitos

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    TOO CUTE — Pudu fawn!

    We want to introduce you to one of the cutest babies at The Dallas World Aquarium — our Southern pudu...

    IT’S A SQUIRREL? … IT’S AN OPOSSUM? … IT’S A SLOTH?…

    The identification of the mammal at the top of our general admissions entrance area seems to stump everyone who sees...