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Alerts

Just a friendly reminder that there is no Zoo Boo on October 31. Have a safe and happy Halloween!

With the time change, we will shift to winter hours. Starting Sunday, November 2, The Houston Zoo will close at 6 p.m., last entry at 5 p.m.

On Friday, November 7, the Zoo will close early for Feast With the Beasts. Last entry at 2 p.m., closing at 3 p.m.

The following areas will be closing early for private events:
Jaguars – Saturday, November 1 – 5:30 p.m.

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August 2013
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International Tiger Day

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Lionfish Collection and Handling Workshop

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TXU Energy Presents Cool Nights: Wild About Water!

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Spotlight on Species: Painted Dogs

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Spotlight on Species: Painted Dogs

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IKEA Family Member Friday - One Night Only!

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World Lion Day

Plum Organics Camp Amazing Tour at The Houston Zoo

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LEGO Party

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Avenue Zoo Activity Weekend

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Avenue Zoo Activity Weekend

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TXU Energy Presents Cool Nights: End of Summer Luau

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Snow Day

Wild Winks - Overnights at the Zoo

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Wild Winks - Overnights at the Zoo

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Feed Your Wildlife Conservation Gala

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Houston Zoo Yard Sale

Lemur Spotlight on Species

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

Today’s Meet the Keeper Talks & Grounds Programming:

Saturday, November 1, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Lion Training Window
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk for Tarantula at the Children’s Zoo Swap Shop
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds
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 Talk at Sea Lions
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Lion Training Window
12:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Wortham World of Primates
12:00 Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
1:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Natural Encounters
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Lion Training Window
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk for Box Turtle at the Children’s Zoo Swap Shop
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Lion Training Window
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk for Bugs at the Bug House
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Cow Yard in the Children Zoo
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Rhinos in African Forest
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Natural Encounters