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Meet The Animals
The following areas will be closing early for private events:
Sea Lions – Monday, October 20 – 4:30 p.m.
Aquarium - Wednesday, October 22 - 5:00 p.m.
Aquarium - Thursday, October 23 - 5:00 p.m.
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Jul 12, '13
July 12, 2013 –
Houston is known for its cultural diversity. Not only that, but the Houston Zoo has more than 800 species from all over the world! Participate in our kid-friendly Zoo-lympics, learn about flags and animals from around the world, and more! All activities begin at 5 p.m. Don’t forget to attend our special Meet the Keeper Talks in Birds of the World at 6:00 p.m. and our Natural Encounters building at 6:30 p.m. and see a very special drum performance. All activities are included in your Zoo admission and are FREE for Zoo Members.
Jul 13, '13
July 13, 2013 –
Join us for a special Avenue Zoo weekend on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. kids can create their very own puppet in the Children’s Zoo’s Blue Pavilion. Plus enjoy the live stage presentation on the Butterfly Stage at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and meet the cast at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Families can also enjoy special Meet the Keeper Talks both days:
Be sure to stop by the John P. McGovern Children’s Zoo for all the fun Avenue Zoo activities! All activities are included in your Zoo admission.
Today’s Meet the Keeper Talks & Grounds Programming:
Monday October 20, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk on snakes and snake shedding in the Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Cow yard 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 for Clouded Leopard Cubs at the Fossa Exhibit
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: Snake Encounter at Indoor Drylands
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 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:30 Natural Encounters: Tortoise Encounter at BEC Lawn
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Bug House in the Children’s Zoo
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at howler monkeys in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Natural Encounters: Meerkat Keeper Talk