Pongos Helping Pongos Art Event

View original artwork created by orangutans, elephants, chimpanzees and other Houston Zoo animal artists, and join in a silent auction and take one or more of these masterpieces home. All the proceeds at this special event are donated to help save wild Pongos and other animals in their natural habitats.

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Leap Into Action for Frogs

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
At the Reflection Pond, in front of the Reptile House

Did you know there are more than 6,400 species of frogs and toads? And that you can help them by using recycled paper products? Learn even more about frogs, toads, caecilians, salamanders and newts today!

This Spotlight on Species event is highlighting amphibians. Enjoy family fun activities, plus learn all about these amazing animals and how to help save them in the wild.

This free event is included in your paid Zoo admission, and is FREE for Zoo members.

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Meet the Expert

9:30 a.m.
Brown Education Center in the Houston Zoo

Enjoy a special presentation about the Houston Zoo’s efforts to protect marine habitat by two of our own experts at the Zoo:

Dr. Joe Flanagan, Chief Veterinarian
Martha Parker, Conservation Impact Manager

This event is free, but space is limited, so please reserve your spot as soon as possible.

You must have a ticket to enter this event. Registration ends Monday, February 8 or when all spots are filled.

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Beastly Brunch

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Don’t miss Flock’s 7th annual Beastly Brunch! Sip morning cocktails and brunch with members of Flock, the Houston Zoo’s Young Professionals Group. You’ll be joined at brunch by special animal ambassadors! After brunch, join our Flock members as they explore the Zoo. This event is for guests 21+ only.

Free for FLOCK members
Non-member advance tickets: $35
Non-member at the door tickets: $50

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Enchantment Under the Sea

6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Experience an enchanting evening unlike ever before at the Houston Zoo. An indulgent 3-course meal, featuring delectable ocean-friendly seafood, will be served in the unique, intimate setting of the Carruth Natural Encounters building. Meet the keepers who work with our aquatic animals and learn how the Zoo works to protect these animals, as well as what you, too, can do to help protect animals in the ocean.

This event is for guests 21 years and older only. Buy your ticket today!

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Houston Zoo added 18 new photos to the album: Happy Valentine's Day from the Houston Zoo!

It’s not just for the birds and the bees! Here at the Houston Zoo, elephants, sea lions, otters, meerkats and more get snuggly for Valentine’s Day.
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It’s not just for the birds and the bees! Here at the Houston Zoo, elephants, sea lions, otters, meerkats and more get snuggly for Valentine’s Day.

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Claire Fisher💗 it, so sweet! 💝💘💖

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Houston Zoo added 132 new photos to the album: Yellowstone in the Winter.

Here are some great shots of all the fun we had on our winter Yellowstone trip. Take the trip of a lifetime with us! www.houstonzoo.org/experiences/travel-with-the-zoo/
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Here are some great shots of all the fun we had on our winter Yellowstone trip. Take the trip of a lifetime with us! http://www.houstonzoo.org/experiences/travel-with-the-zoo/

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