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Alerts

The Wildlife Carousel will be closed through Friday, August 29, for repairs and maintenance.

The week's events
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Dec 20, '13 Dec 21, '13

Breakfast with Santa

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December 21, 2013

Information about Breakfast with Santa is on the Member Events page.

Dec 22, '13 Dec 23, '13 Dec 24, '13

Closing Early on Christmas Eve

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December 24, 2013 

We will close early at 3:00 p.m. with the last entry at 2:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve. TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights is not open this evening.

Dec 25, '13

Closed Christmas Day

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December 25, 2013 

The Houston Zoo is open 364 days a year; we are closed Christmas Day and TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights is closed as well on this day.

Dec 26, '13

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

Friday August 22, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Anaconda in the Reptile House
10:30 Fruit Bat Feeding 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 Keeper Talk at the Aquarium
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Clouded leopards
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 Meerkat keepers talk at the Meerkat exhibit
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
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)
2:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Tamarins in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 African pygmy falcon on the BEC lawn
6:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
6:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Orangutans in Wortham World of Primates
7:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Zebras and Warthog