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The Wildlife Carousel will be closed through Friday, August 29, for repairs and maintenance.

Dia Del Niño

April 27, 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Many nations throughout the world celebrate “Día del Niño,” or Children’s Day, to honor and celebrate children which represent the hopes and dreams of every community. Here at the Houston Zoo we will be joining in the celebration on April 27 with games, activities and music just for kids!
 
Activities Include:
 
Games at the reflection pool including Pin the Tail on the Donkey
Dance to the music of our DJ!
Learn the Spanish names of some Houston Zoo animals
Special Meet the Keeper Talks highlighting Latin American animals at the Houston Zoo
 
This event is included with your paid admission and is free for Houston Zoo Members!


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Today's Shows, Feedings, and Meet the Keeper Talks
TIMES ARE UPDATED EVERY MORNING

Thursday August 21, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Anaconda 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 Cougars
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 Snake encounter on the lawn at Natural Encounters
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Patas Monkeys in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Fat-tailed gerbil encounter in front of the desert exhibit at Natural Encounters