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George Archibald, Founder of the International Crane Foundation

February 19, 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us as Dr. Archibald migrates through Houston on his way to Port Aransas, Texas, home to the annual Whooping Crane Festival, delighting us with stories and information on cranes only found with such a seasoned individual as this.

Houston Zoo and Freese Media present the PBS Documentary Battle for the Elephants, which explores the illegal hunting of African elephants for their tusks, fueled largely by China’s demand for ivory.

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Today's Shows, Feedings, and Meet the Keeper Talks
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Wednesday July 30, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Green-winged macaw encounter on the BEC lawn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Lace monitor 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 Keeper Talk at the Aquarium
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Lion training window
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 Red panda keeper talk
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
2:00 Sea Lion Intern Chat
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 Orangutans in Wortham World of Primates
3:30 Meerkat keeper talk
4:00 African grey parrot encounter on the lawn