Amazing Evening Dedicated to Saving Rhinos

On Thursday, October 20, the Houston Zoo hosted a record number of guests with more than 600 in attendance at the 9th annual Feed Your Wildlife Conservation Gala: Saving Rhinos – Stories from Africa. At the event, the zoo honored former Houston Zoo Director and 2016 World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA)Heini Hediger Award […]


Celebrate World Okapi Day with Us: What is an Okapi?

Written by Mary Fields Happy World Okapi Day! So what is an okapi? Okapis are the only living relative of giraffes. Giraffes and okapis share several similar characteristics, including their tongue and ossicones! Both giraffes and okapis have long tongues that help them grab all the delicious plants they would ever want to eat. Okapi […]


Saving Endangered Grey Crowned Cranes

During survey, Brenda helped release a Kemp's ridley sea turtle that was rehabilitated by NOAA

Zoo staff assist partners at NOAA with sea turtle surveys

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