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Our programs incorporate hands-on, inquiry-based learning opportunities which inspire inquisitive minds. Experience a living classroom where students can explore wild opportunities in learning. *For the safety of our animals, we cap attendance of education programs at 30*

Ring-tailed Lemur

Safari Show

Grades: All

This 30-minute show will introduce your students to a variety of animals in an up-close experience in our outdoor amphitheater.

Colorado river toad

Animals & Pollution

Grades: All

Learn how pollution is affecting the world’s ecosystems and the wildlife that live in them! Learn how we can help and how the Amarillo Zoo and other zoos are practicing conservation and preservation of the natural world.

Bengal Tiger


Grades: All

Learn about the water cycle and how to conserve water. Learn and discuss the adaptations of aquatic wildlife and how they’ve adapted to survive in water-based habitats.

Red Fox

Fur, Feathers, Scales, & Slime

Grades: PreK - K

This program will explore the basic characteristics of the vertebrate classes, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals.

Black-handed Spider Monkey

Jungle Adventures

Grades: PreK - K

Students will meet and learn about exotic creatures from the tropical rainforest. Program will feature live animals including reptiles, amphibians, birds, and arthropods.

Balck-tailed Prairie Dog

Animals Have Class

Grades: 1st - 6th

Fur, feathers, skin, and scales! This class explores how scientists group animals and investigates how body coverings enable animals to survive in their habitats.


Rainforest Adventures

Grades: 1st - 6th

We’ll discover the unique variety of reptiles, amphibians, birds, and invertebrates that live in rainforests throughout the world.

Exploring Cameron

Food Chains

Grades: 1st - 6th

Learn about the similarities and differences of food chains and food webs through animal encounters and activities! Find out the relationship between predator and prey!

white cockatoo

Feathery Friends

Grades: 1st -6th

Meet some the Amarillo Zoo's feathery friends! This program emphasizes on the adaptions of birds and teaches the skills on how to become birders.

Giant Cave Cockroach

Insects & Spiders

Grades: 1st - 6th

We’ll take a close-up and hands-on look at spiders and insects from the Texas Panhandle and around the world!

burmese dreama

Tales of Scales

Grades: 1st - 6th

Scaly and slimy creatures will greet your students as we learn about reptiles and amphibians found throughout the world. Students will see live examples of snakes, turtles and tortoises, toads, salamanders, and lizards.

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Wild Careers

Grades: 6th - 12th

Learn about various wildlife careers from zoology, veterinary, and wildlife rehabilitation. Learn how to get involved in the zoo’s volunteer program and other wildlife career opportunities.

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