Dollar Day at the Dallas Zoo Wednesday

Admission is normally $9 for children and $12 for adults

Dollar Day at the Dallas Zoo is Wednesday which usually means traffic tie-ups, parking predicaments and crowds of people.

Chopper 5 was over the zoo just before 11 a.m. and while the scene wasn't as crazy as in Dollar Days past. It could just be a matter of time, after all, it's the day before Thanksgiving, school is out and some North Texans may be looking for cheap entertainment for out-of-towners.

On Wednesday, not only is admission $1, so are some snacks and nectar for the lorikeets.

A ride on the Endangered Species Carousel is $2, giraffe feedings are $5 and parking is $8.

Zoo officials always encourage people to take DART's Red Line to the zoo to avoid traffic.

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