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We're renovating the Desert habitat in Natural Encounters; that area of this building, including mole rats and the marine aquarium, are temporarily closed off.

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Safari Studies - Home School Program

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November 15, 2012

Come to a full day of family fun! We will explore 4 different subjects using animals as our guides. Run like a cheetah or draw for conservation, either way you are sure to learn lots with hands-on activities at every turn.
All Ages
November 15, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
$12 Zoo Members
$15 Non-members
*Included in Club H.S. Membership

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Nov 16, '12 Nov 17, '12

Ugandan Orphans Choir Performs

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November 17, 2012

The Houston Zoo is excited to have the Ugandan Orphans Choir perform at the Reflection Pool. This incredible organization’s mission is to promote the need to help children living in third world countries. Please come out to support them! This event is free with your Zoo admission.


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

Friday July 25, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Anaconda feeding at 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 the Lion 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 Meet the meerkat keeper at the meerkat exhibit
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 All about Fish! At the four-eyed fish tank in Natural Encounters
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 Animal encounter: touch a snake at the Natural Encounters porch
6:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Orangutans in Wortham World of Primates