ZooMobile

Can’t come to us? Then we'll bring the Zoo to you!

ZooMobile: Your school can be a zoo!A ZOOmobile visit can be an enriching and stimulating experience for all involved. Our community ZOOmobile visits schools, daycares, summer camps, nursing and assisted living homes, retirement homes, senior centers, club meetings and social groups. This flexible 1-hour program offers educational information in a fun and educational manner.

To book a ZooMobile program call (806)381-5605

Availability

Tuesday - Saturday 
9:30am - 4:00pm
Group Size: Max. 40
Group Level: Pre-K - Adult

Fees

$75.00 Programs inside Amarillo city limits
$50.00 Each consecutive program at same location

$125.00 Programs outside Amarillo city limits
$75.00  Each consecutive program at same location

$0.51 Round-trip mileage fee will also apply to programs conducted outside Amarillo city limits


Off-Site Classroom Programs

Pre K-K (30 minutes)

Fur, Feathers, Scales and Slime

This program will explore the basic characteristics of the vertebrate classes including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals. Live animals and touchable biofacts will be used to enhance the learning experience.

Grades 1-6 (50 minutes)

Insects and Spiders

We’ll take a close-up and hands-on look at some of the exciting invertebrates from the Texas Panhandle and around the world!

Animals from Around the World

During this animal encounter, students will get up close with reptiles, mammals, birds, and arthropods. Students will learn about adaptations and behaviors in a program catered to fit your group’s age and grade.

Rainforest

Featuring a unique variety of animals, the Zoo educator will bring to life the tropical rainforest right in your classroom. Live animals including reptiles, amphibians, birds and arthropods will be shown.

North American WILDS!

This program will feature wildlife native to North America including reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and arthropods. Students will learn about characteristics, adaptations, and behaviors that aid these animals in their survival.


"Meet and Greet" Discovery Station

An informal and interactive learning station suitable for large functions like school fairs, business functions, career fairs, etc. This program consists of several small live live animals plus touchable items like furs, feathers, skulls, and more!
Fee: $85 per hour

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Come visit us!

The Amarillo Zoo is located in Thompson Park. Take Hwy 287 North off of I-40, take the N. 24th Ave. exit and go West, turn right into Thompson Park and follow the signs to the Zoo parking lot.

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