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For the safety of our guests and staff, TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights is cancelled tonight (Sunday, Dec. 28) due to weather. If you have purchased a ticket for tonight, you can redeem it another night by presenting it at the gate.

A few buildings will be closed on various nights starting at 4:00 p.m. for holiday parties. Check the TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights webpage for the complete list.

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Natural Encounters Closing at 4:30 p.m.

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Members First Saturday / Member Morning

Point, Click, Zoo!

Red Panda SOS

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Red Panda SOS

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Free Admission in the Afternoon

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Wild Wheels

Natural Encounters and Reptiles Closing Early at 4:30 p.m.

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Kipp Aquarium and Natural Encounters Closing at 4:30 p.m.

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

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Kipp Aquarium Closing Early at 4:30 p.m.

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

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League City Chili's Clouded Leopard Conservation Night

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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

Sunday, December 28, 2014
10:00  Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30  Meet the Keeper Talk at the Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Children’s Zoo in Bug House
10:30  Meet the Keeper Talk for a surprise animal encounter in the Swap Shop
11:00  Meet the Keeper Talk at Hoofstock
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
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 Keeper Talk at Natural Encounters
1:15 Meet the Keeper Talk at The Wonderful World of Porcupines on the Forest Boardwalk in Children’s Zoo
1:30  Meet the Keeper Talk for 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  Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Wortham World of Primates at Babirusa
4:00  Meet the Keeper Talk at Natural Encounters