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Alerts

The Houston Zoo will close early on Christmas eve (last entry 2 p.m., close at 3 p.m.) and will be closed on Christmas Day.

A few buildings will be closed on various nights starting at 4:00 p.m. for holiday parties. Check the TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights webpage for the complete list.

The week's events
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Jan 8, '13 Jan 9, '13

4D and Carousel Closed Today

4D and Carousel Closed Today

Jan 10, '13 Jan 11, '13 Jan 12, '13
Jan 13, '13 Jan 14, '13

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Zoo Map
Need help getting around the Zoo? Print this handy map and bring it with you, or just take a look at it.
View the Zoo Map

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

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
10:00  Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30  Meet the Keeper Talk at Anaconda in the Reptile House
10:30  Meet the Keeper Talk in the Bug House
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 Carnivores
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: Green-Winged Macaw Encounter on the porch
1:30   Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30   Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
1:30   Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00  Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:00  Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:00  Tarantula Encounter in the Swap Shop
2:30  Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World