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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.

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Educator Workshop: Brain Beats!

Free Afternoon

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Wild Wheels - For Infants and Toddlers

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Member Morning: Special Tropical Bird House Meet the Keeper Talk

Zoo Yoga

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Breakfast with Santa

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Closing Early on Christmas Eve

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Winter Camp Zoofari

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Winter Camp Zoofari

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Winter Camp Zoofari

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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 December 19, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Anaconda in the Reptile House
10:30 Surprise animal chat in Swap Shop 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 Tiger boardwalk
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 Snake chat on the porch at Natural Encounters
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 Hedgehog tenrec chats on the porch at Natural Encounters
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)
2:15 Snake chat in Swap Shop at the Children’s Zoo
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at De Brazza's guenons in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Blue-tongued skink chats on the porch at Natural Encounters