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Alerts

The Water Play Park is closed for repairs.

We're renovating our concessions at Cypress Circle. Look for many other refreshment options at Macaw Cafe, Twiga Cafe and at carts and kiosks around the zoo.

Thursday, October 2, the Jaguar habitat will close early at 5:00 for a private event.

Friday, October 3, Natural Encounters will close early at 3:00 for a private event.

Monday, October 6, Natural Encounters will close early at 4:00 for a private event.

Thursday, October 9, the Houston Zoo will be closing early at 5:30 p.m. for a private event. Last ticket sold at 4:30 p.m.

The week's events
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Cool Nights: Travel around the World

Jul 13, '13

Special Avenue Zoo Weekend

Jul 14, '13

Special Avenue Zoo Weekend


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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

Monday September 29, 2014
9:30 Natural Encounters: Binturong Encounter at Outdoor Rainforest
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the indigo snake in the Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Mongoose exhibit in the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Hoofstock
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 Natural Encounters: Snake Encounter at BEC Lawn
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Aquarium
11:30 Meet the Keeper at the Fossa exhibit for a Clouded leopard cub Talk
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: Meerkat Keeper Talk
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
2:00 Natural Encounters: Gerbil Encounter at Indoor Porch
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
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 Mandrills in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Natural Encounters: Bat Cave Keeper Talk