From an aquarium restaurant to a heart-pounding shark encounter, as well as zoos like the Dallas Zoo and Fort Worth Zoo, Texas boasts all sorts of unique animal encounters – but only one as incredible as this. Whitehorse Steakhouse at Oak Meadow Ranch lets you get up close and personal with exotic animals like lemurs and sloths after enjoying a five-course, gourmet meal.

For more information including current pricing for the animal experience, visit the Oak Meadow Ranch website or Facebook page

Have you ever done this animal encounter? If so, what was your favorite part? We’d love to hear all about your experience! Tell us in the comments.

Also, don’t forget to check out our previous article for another unique animal experience you can only have in Texas.

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Where can we enjoy other animal encounters in Texas?

  • The Janda Exotics Animal Ranch located in Kingsbury is a family-owned and operated private zoo and breeding facility with exotic animals like ostriches, kangaroos, and coatimundi.
  • The Exotic Resort Zoo in Johnson City has over 600 animals from all over the world, including camels, kangaroos, and zebras.
  • The Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch in New Braunfels is a drive-through ranch with giraffes, zebras, and a host of endangered species from around the world.

Read on to learn more about the many animal encounter opportunities in Texas.


Where can we find hidden gems in Texas?

  • Campbell's Hole in Austin is a fun swimming hole that feels more like a creek or river not far from the Mopac/360 access point.
  • Tonkawa Falls in Crawford is a beautiful natural area with a refreshing swimming hole and waterfall set against a backdrop of huge rock formations.
  • Bracken Cave in San Antonio is a cave that is home to the world's largest bat colony that take to the skies in the evening hours.

Read on to learn more about hidden gems in Texas.


Where can we go fishing in Texas?

  • The Choke Canyon Reservoir located on the Frio River features Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, and White Bass.
  • Port Mansfield in Laguna Madre is the place to go for the best Speckled Trout.
  • Lake Texoma is an 89,000-acre reservoir brimming with Channel Catfish and Bass.

Read on to learn more about some of the best fishing spots in Texas.

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