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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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Save a Turtle Saturday - Free Event

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March 2, 2013

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Babies & Toddlers: Wild Wheels

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March 7, 2013

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Spring Break

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March 9, 2013 

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March 10, 2013 

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March 11, 2013 

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March 12, 2013 

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March 13, 2013 

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Animal Egg Hunt

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March 30, 2013

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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Babies & Toddlers: Wild Wheels

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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