Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

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Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
Grazing at the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch (3893425144).jpg
Date openedJune 1, 1984
LocationSan Antonio, Texas
Coordinates29°41′39″N 98°20′08″W / 29.69421°N 98.33567°W / 29.69421; -98.33567Coordinates: 29°41′39″N 98°20′08″W / 29.69421°N 98.33567°W / 29.69421; -98.33567,
Land area400 acres (160 ha)[1]
No. of animals500[1]
No. of species40+[1]

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch is an "African Safari, Texas-Style." The Ranch is a Texas Land Heritage Property, recognized and certified by the State of Texas for being used for agriculture by the same family for over 100 years. Visitors experience over 400 acres of Safari Drive-Thru in the Texas Hill Country from the comfort of their vehicle.[2]

The Natural Bridge Caverns is not affiliated but is located nearby.


Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch is a safe home-away-from-home for more than 500 animals representing more than 40 species. The Ranch features species from every continent except Antarctica. Animals at the Ranch include Addax, African Crowned Crane, American Bison, Aoudad, Arabian Oryx, Axis, Bactrian Camel, Barasingha, Blackbuck, Blesbok, Blue Bull, Bongo, Chicken, Dama Gazelle, Damaraland Zebra, Eland, Emu, Fallow, Gemsbok, Gibbon, Grant's Gazelle, Impala, Kangaroo, Kudu, Llama, Longhorn, Muntjac, Nile Lechwe, Nilgai, Ostrich, Patagonian Cavy, Peacock, Red Lechwe, Red Ruffed Lemur, Reticulated Giraffe, Rhea, Ring-tailed Lemur, Sable Antelope, Scimitar Horned Oryx, Sicilian Donkey, Springbok, Waterbuck, Watusi, White Rhinoceros, Wildebeest, and Zebu.

The animals within Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch's Safari Drive-Thru are free to roam. In addition to the Safari Drive-Thru, the Ranch's Walk-A-Bout area features several species of primates, a Petting Barnyard, Lemur Island surrounded by a Koi Pond, Giraffes, as well as the Safari Camp Grill restaurant and Safari Trading Post gift shop.


  1. ^ a b c "Explore the Wildlife Ranch Safari Map". Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch. Archived from the original on 16 April 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2011.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ Mullenniex, Michael (July 19, 2010). "Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, San Antonio, Texas". San Diego Reader. Retrieved November 20, 2018.

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