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HZTV-web2Treat yourself to a few of the hundreds of videos we’ve made featuring fantastic Houston Zoo animals, our animal babies, care our staff provides from feedings to vet visits, conservation with wild animals in the field, and interviews with keepers. Visit our YouTube Channel to find more or to subscribe!
Come with us as we take a trip through the Children’s Zoo and show you all the great animals and activities you will find there! Get a behind-the-scenes look too.

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The carnivore zookeepers installed a zip line in the lion exhibit to provide enrichment and a hunting experience for our lions.

See the sea lions get some green frozen pops (made with fresh fish!) for St. Patrick’s Day.

We recently welcomed Rockie, a male sea lion, to the Houston Zoo! He will join sisters Cali and Kamia in the sea lion habitat. Learn about Rockie’s trip from Sea World San Antonio to the Zoo and what it took to make this move happen!

The primates in our Natural Encounters building were very interested with our camera. Come by and see them every day!

The Houston Zoo cheetahs enjoy stretching their legs out while running at the Sam Houston Race Park.

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Our two young elephants Baylor and Tupelo now have an enormous pool to splash in with their family at the McNair Asian Elephant Habitat in the Houston Zoo. Back when they were “small” (less than 1000 pounds!) in the spring of 2011, they enjoyed playing in this large inflatable pool.

Young orangutan Aurora is now living with her adopted orang mom Cheyenne and the other orangutans at the Houston Zoo. For most of the first year of her life she was hand-raised by a round-the-clock team of zookeepers and volunteers.

These big cats have a powerful purr. Listen to Kiburi, one of the Houston Zoo’s cheetah pair. I could hear him across the room once we were inside!

Giraffe Asali was born to Tyra on March 4, 2011 at the Houston Zoo. We were able to catch every detail of the birth.

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