New @ The Zoo
Meet The Animals
Gorillas are coming back to the Zoo in 2015. Please pardon our mess in the African Forest as we prepare for their arrival.
The art exhibit will include wildlife art and photography from around the world including original watercolors and limited edition giclées. Featured works will chronicle photographer Paul Swen’s expeditions around the globe to some of the most remote locations in order to protect critically endangered wildlife and their environments. In addition, a selection of artworks from the annual exhibit of the prestigious international artist group, Artists for Conservation, will also be on exhibit.
All proceeds to benefit conservation efforts championed by the Houston Zoo.
The elephant is one of Africa’s most iconic species. It is in peril due to illegal poaching, habitat loss and conflict with local human communities. We need your help today to turn the tide and protect wildlife and communities in Africa.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Gremillion & Co. Fine Art Gallery
2501 Sunset Blvd
Houston, TX 77005
Thursday March 6, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:00 Story Safari at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Madagascan big-headed turtle in the Reptile House
10:30 Fruit Bat Feeding at the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Rhinos in African Forest
11:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
11:00 Story Safari at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
11:30 Meet the Aquarium Keeper at the Piranha Exhibit in Natural Encounters
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Bears
12:00 Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
12:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Chimpanzees in African Forest
1:00 Natural Encounters: Animal Encounter at Indoor Porch
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
2:00 Natural Encounters: Tamandua Encounter at Indoor Porch
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Babirusa in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Natural Encounters: Red Panda Keeper Talk