The 500 or so animals on display at the Bayou Wildlife Zoo on FM 517 east of Alvin are still up for grabs along with the zoo itself, Ralph Bivins notes recently in Realty News Report. Bivins writes that owner Clint Wolston has been shopping the 80-acre property around since deciding to retire last November, but so far hasn’t found a buyer who can pull together financing for a $7 million purchase. Wolston’s goal is to sell the place and its myriad exotic creatures to someone who will keep the gang together, either continuing to run the place as a zoo or turning it into a private ranch with periodic public visit opportunities.
On top of the variety of imported and domestic animals featured in the zoo’s listing photos, the property’s perks include a living space for a couple of humans or so:
A few other spaces house cars and dining visitors:
The herd of trams and trucks used for touring and maintaining the property are also included:
About 10 ponds dot the landscape, which is nestled amid some tributaries of Cedar Creek:
- Want a Screwhorn Antelope? A Camel? 15 Lakes? Houston-Area Zoo Can Be Yours for Only $7 Million [Realty News Report]
- 5050 FM Rd. 517 [HAR]