Get ready for some cuteness overload! Check out our new video starring baby Antonio! This little Baird's tapir was born Saturday, Feb. 4. He'll have his colorful pattern of stripes and spots for a while until they slowly disappear as he grows older.
The Baird’s tapirs at the Houston Zoo are ambassadors for their wild counterparts in South America. The Houston Zoo supports the protection of this endangered species in Central America as well as the Lowland tapir in Brazil through a partnership with the IUCN/SSC Tapir Specialist Group to support field research in Brazil’s Pantanal region. ... See MoreSee Less
Do you know an educator who could use a night out? Tag them here to tell them all about Educators Night Out, March 7 & March 9 at the Houston Zoo!
During Educators Night Out, participants learn how planting a pollinator friendly garden can help animals in the wild. Come experience STEAM activities, animal presentations, and much more. Registration is $10 and includes light appetizers.
We might have already toad you this, but in case you frogot, we're hosting our final Froguary celebration this Saturday.
Enjoy family fun activities that teach about frogs, toads, caecilians, salamanders and newts, and how you can help them in the wild. Look for the event on the Reptile and Amphibian House side of the Reflection Pool. ... See MoreSee Less