San Antonio Zoo welcomes new CEO, executive director

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Zoo welcomed its new CEO and executive director Monday.

Tim Morrow, who had a career spanning nearly 20 years with SeaWorld Park and Entertainment, also played a major role in the opening of Fiesta Texas before joining SeaWorld San Antonio. He most recently served as vice president of SeaWorld Aquatica, a unique waterpark that features nearly 1,000 animals.

After growing up in San Antonio, Morrow graduated from both San Antonio College and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Him and wife, Jennifer, continue to call San Antonio home.

The San Antonio Zoo is celebrating "Zootennial" this year, the 100-year mark of providing animal care, while offering recreational and educational experiences to more than 1 million guests annually.

Morrow said he looks forward to leading the zoo's fantastic team of managers and staff toward an even higher level of achievement in the next 100 years.

The San Antonio Zoo, a non-profit organization open 365 days a year, has been accredited by the prestigious Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Prices for those planning to visit the zoo are:

  • Seniors over the age of 62 and children ages 3 – 11: $9.50
  • Adults ages 12 and older: $12.00
  • Children 2 and younger: Free
  • Family memberships start at $80

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