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Events in December 2012

  • December 1, 2012 - Members First Saturday / Member Morning and 3 other events
  • December 2, 2012 - Red Panda SOS and 1 other event
  • December 3, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 4, 2012 - Free Admission in the Afternoon and 1 other event
  • December 5, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 6, 2012 - Wild Wheels and 2 other events
  • December 7, 2012 - Kipp Aquarium and Natural Encounters Closing at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 8, 2012 - Jaguar Exhibit and Reptile Building Closing at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 9, 2012 - Natural Encounters Closing Early at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 10, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 11, 2012 - Natural Encounters Closing Early at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 12, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 13, 2012 - Kipp Aquarium Closing Early at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 14, 2012 - Reptiles & Amphibians Closing Early at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 15, 2012 - Kipp Aquarium Closing Early at 4:00 p.m. and 2 other events
  • December 16, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 17, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 18, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 19, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 20, 2012 - League City Chili's Clouded Leopard Conservation Night and 1 other event
  • December 21, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 22, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 23, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 24, 2012 - Zoo Closing Early on Christmas Eve
  • December 25, 2012 - Christmas Day - Zoo Closed During the Day - Open for Zoo Lights and 1 other event
  • December 26, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 27, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 28, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 29, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 30, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 31, 2012 - Zoo Lights
Alerts

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.

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Events in December 2012

  • December 1, 2012 - Members First Saturday / Member Morning and 3 other events
  • December 2, 2012 - Red Panda SOS and 1 other event
  • December 3, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 4, 2012 - Free Admission in the Afternoon and 1 other event
  • December 5, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 6, 2012 - Wild Wheels and 2 other events
  • December 7, 2012 - Kipp Aquarium and Natural Encounters Closing at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 8, 2012 - Jaguar Exhibit and Reptile Building Closing at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 9, 2012 - Natural Encounters Closing Early at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 10, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 11, 2012 - Natural Encounters Closing Early at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 12, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 13, 2012 - Kipp Aquarium Closing Early at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 14, 2012 - Reptiles & Amphibians Closing Early at 4:30 p.m. and 1 other event
  • December 15, 2012 - Kipp Aquarium Closing Early at 4:00 p.m. and 2 other events
  • December 16, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 17, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 18, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 19, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 20, 2012 - League City Chili's Clouded Leopard Conservation Night and 1 other event
  • December 21, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 22, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 23, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 24, 2012 - Zoo Closing Early on Christmas Eve
  • December 25, 2012 - Christmas Day - Zoo Closed During the Day - Open for Zoo Lights and 1 other event
  • December 26, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 27, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 28, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 29, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 30, 2012 - Zoo Lights
  • December 31, 2012 - Zoo Lights
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Today's Shows, Feedings, and Meet the Keeper Talks
TIMES ARE UPDATED EVERY MORNING

Tuesday September 30, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Komodo dragon
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk near the 4D theater for a wombat chat
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 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: TXU Energy Meerkat Keeper Talk
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
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 Natural Encounters: Animal Encounter at BEC Lawn
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:00 Natural Encounters: Bird of Prey Encounter at BEC Lawn]
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Babirusa in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Natural Encounters: Red Panda Keeper Talk