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Alerts

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.

The Houston Zoo will close early on Thanksgiving Day at 3:00 p.m. Last entry at 2:00 p.m.

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

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk for Crocodile Monitor at Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk for Pelicans at 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 Aquarium Keeper at the Piranha Exhibit in Natural Encounters
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Black Bears
12:00 Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
12:00 Meet the Keeper Talk for Chinchilla in the Children’s Zoo Plaza
12:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Chimpanzees in African Forest
1:00 Natural Encounters: Meet the Keeper Talk at Meerkats
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 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Bug House
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Tamarins in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Natural Encounters: Meet the Keeper Talk at Red Panda