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Alerts

The Houston Zoo will close early on Christmas eve (last entry 2 p.m., close at 3 p.m.) and will be closed on Christmas Day.

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 week's events
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Oct 6, '13

Breakfast With the Animals: Giraffes

Oct 7, '13 Oct 8, '13 Oct 9, '13

Conservation Gala

Oct 10, '13 Oct 11, '13

Zoo Boo

Oct 12, '13

Zoo Boo

Zoo Yoga


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Zoo Map
Need help getting around the Zoo? Print this handy map and bring it with you, or just take a look at it.
View the Zoo Map

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

Monday December 22, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the eastern indigo snake in the Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Bug house for an ant chat 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 at the Tiger training window
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 chat at the Meerkat exhibit
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 for an bug chat in the Children’s Zoo
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Mandrills in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Meerkat keepers chat at the Meerkat exhibit