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Alerts

Grizzly bears are off exhibit this week, through April 20.

The Water Play Park is now open for the season! It is open daily when the ambient temperature is above 70 degrees.

Gorillas are coming back to the Zoo in 2015. Please pardon our mess in the African Forest as we prepare for their arrival.

Animal Egg Hunt

March 30, 2013 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us as our animals participate in their very own Animal Egg Hunt! Our elephants, chimpanzees, meerkats, and even Smaug the Komodo dragon are receiving their own egg-themed enrichment throughout the day. Visit them at their habitats in the Houston Zoo and see them hunt, eat, and play with eggs of all sizes.

Here’s the schedule:

9:00 Chimpanzees in the African Forest
9:30 Lions in the Carnivore section
10:30 Coati in the John P. McGovern Children’s Zoo
10:30 Elephants at the McNair Asian Elephant Habitat
10:30 Fruit Bats in Natural Encounters
10:30 Patas Monkeys in Wortham World of Primates
11:00 Orangutans in Wortham World of Primates
11:00 Raccoon in the John P. McGovern Children’s Zoo
1:00 Red Panda near the Natural Encounters building
1:30 Rhinocerous Iguana in the Reptile House
1:30 Lace Monitor in the Reptile House
1:30 Anega Island Iguana in the Reptile House
2:00 Smaug the Komodo Dragon at the Reptile House
2:30 Elephants at the McNair Asian Elephant Habitat
2:30 Fossa on Small Cat Row in the Carnivore Section
3:00 Meerkats at Natural Encounters
3:00 Clouded Leopards on Small Cat Row in the Carnivore Section


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

 Sunday, April 20, 2014

9:00 Egg Enrichment at Chimps in African Forest
9:30 Egg Enrichment at Lions
10:00 Egg Enrichment at Giant Elands
10:00 Egg Enrichment at Warthogs
10:00 Egg Enrichment at the North American and African Porcupines in the Children’s Zoo
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Egg Enrichment at the McNair Asian Elephant Habitat
10:30 Fruit Bat Feeding at the Children’s Zoo
10:30 Egg Enrichment at Bats in Natural Encounters
10:30 Egg Enrichment at Patas Monkeys in Wortham World of Primates
11:00 Egg Enrichment at Orangutans in Wortham World of Primates
11:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds
11:00 Story Safari at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Giant Flemish Rabbit Meet and Greet outside Swap Shop in the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Natural Encounters: Owl Encounter at BEC Lawn
11:30 Meet the Aquarium Keeper at the Piranha Exhibit in Natural Encounters
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
12:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Howler Monkeys in Wortham World of Primates
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: Red Panda Keeper Talk
1:00 Egg Enrichment at Red Pandas
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds
1:30 Egg Enrichment at Spiny Chuckwalla in Reptile House
1:30 Egg Enrichment at Black Breasted Leaf Turtle in Reptile House
1:30 Egg Enrichment at Anegada Island Iguana in Reptile House
1:30 Egg Enrichment at Mongoose in Children’s Zoo
2:00 Sea Lion Intern Chat
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:00 Giant Flemish Rabbit Meet and Greet outside Swap Shop 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
2:30 Egg Enrichment at Fossas
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
3:00 Egg Enrichment at Meerkats
3:00 Egg Enrichment at Clouded Leopards
3:30 Natural Encounters: Armadillo Encounter at BEC Lawn
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Rhinos in African Forest
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Red-tailed Monkeys and Swamp Monkeys in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Natural Encounters: Meerkat Keeper Talk