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Keep Victoria Beautiful receives funding for local grants

KVB plans to use grant to restore butterfly garden at The Texas Zoo

VICTORIA, Texas - Keep Victoria Beautiful received a $1950 Green Bag Grant from Keep Texas Beautiful. KVB plans to use the grant to help restore the butterfly garden at The Texas Zoo. “Keep Victoria Beautiful is truly a community effort,…

Flooding at the Texas Zoo and Riverside Park

The Texas Zoo brought in extra help to secure the animals from the flood

VICTORIA, Texas -  The Guadalupe River is expected to get close to a major flood stage on Saturday. It's also expected to crest around 30 feet. This is…

The Texas Zoo sees over 750 visitors during annual Zoo Boo

Otters named Sammy and Stella played with pumpkin pieces in the water to the delight of trick-or-treaters. 

VICTORIA, Texas - The Texas Zoo held its annual Zoo Boo on Halloween Day and saw over 750 visitors. Animals were happy to see…

The Texas Zoo will require face masks

Face mask requirement at The Texas Zoo

VICTORIA, Texas - The Texas Zoo has announced it will require some guests to wear facial coverings at the park to protect its animals from COVID-19. "Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in our area we must take stricter…

The Texas Zoo is hiring

The Texas Zoo needs you

VICTORIA, Texas - The Texas Zoo at Riverside Park is hiring for several positions. The Texas Zoo recently reopened to the public.  If you think you have what it takes to be a part of the zoo crew they want…

Local reaction to Australia fires by The Texas Zoo

If you visit the Texas Zoo you can see some birds including cockatoos that are from Australia - as well as some Emu.

As the fires continue to rage in Australia during their worst wildfire season on record - we spoke with our local zoo's executive director about the…