Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

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Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Blackbuck antelope in Texas.jpg
A blackbuck at the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Date opened 1984
Location Glen Rose, Texas
Coordinates 32°10′50″N 97°47′47″W / 32.180556°N 97.796389°W / 32.180556; -97.796389Coordinates: 32°10′50″N 97°47′47″W / 32.180556°N 97.796389°W / 32.180556; -97.796389 [1]
Land area 1,700 acres (6.9 km2)[2]
No. of animals 1000+[2]
No. of species 50[2]
Memberships AZA,[3] WAZA[4] IRF[5] C2S2[5] ZAA[5] EWA[5]
Website www.fossilrim.org

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is an endangered species research and conservation center near Glen Rose, Texas. The facility has over 1,000 animals from 50 species.[6] Guided and self-guided tours of the center are the main attractions.[7]

Areas and attractions[edit]

One of the main attractions at Fossil Rim is a 9.5 mi (15.3 km) driving tour.[8]

Animals[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Panorama of Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, taken from The Overlook Cafe balcony.
Panorama of Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, taken from The Overlook Cafe balcony.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Fossil Rim Wildlife Center". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-08-27. 
  2. ^ a b c "About Us". fossilrim.org. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "List of Accredited Zoos and Aquariums". aza.org. AZA. Retrieved July 7, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Zoos and Aquariums of the World". waza.org. WAZA. Retrieved July 7, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Fossil Rim Wildlife Center". Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Fossil Rim Wildlife Center". fossilrim.org. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Fossil Rim Wildlife Center". fossilrim.org. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  8. ^ "Fossil Rim Wildlife Center". about.com. About.com. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 

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