Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is one of the world's foremost animal conservation facilities, but it also provides an opportunity to let visitors experience a taste of Africa. Covering 1,700 acres, Fossil Rim is home to more than 1,000 animals, representing approximately 50 different species. Visitors have the opportunity to take a drive-thru tour of Fossil Rim and have an opportunity to get an up close and personal look at animals normally only seen from a great distance.While Fossil Rim Wildlife Center provides a unique experience to visitors, Fossil Rim's primary objective is to help preserve endangered species. The first facility of its kind to be accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, Fossil Rim is working diligently to save a number of endangered animal including the Attwater Prairie Chicken, red wolf, cheetah, black rhinoceros and white rhinoceros, just to name a few. As for visitors, Fossil Rim offers drive-thru tours, behind the scenes tours, educational opportunities and even unique overnight stays.