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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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Members First Saturday / Member Morning

Point, Click, Zoo!

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Free Admission in the Afternoon

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Jaguar Exhibit and Reptile Building Closing at 4:30 p.m.

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Kipp Aquarium Closing Early at 4:00 p.m.

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Zoo Closing Early on Christmas Eve

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

Wednesday October 1, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Malayan Gharial in the Reptile House
10:30 Meet a pig in the swap shop plaza in 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 Carnivores
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: Bat Cave Keeper Talk
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:00 Natural Encounters: Snake Encounter at Indoor Drylands
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at howler monkeys in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Natural Encounters: Tortoise Encounter at BEC Lawn