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Russ Mittermeier is here at the IUCN Neotopical primate meetings hosted by the Houston Zoo this week. It is so fascinating to hear about how many new species of primates are being discovered each year!

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Russ Mittermeier is here at the IUCN Neotopical primate meetings hosted by the Houston Zoo this week.  It is so fascinating to hear about how many new species of primates are being discovered each year!

For Enrichment Day and other special occasions, Smaug will get a delicious ostrich egg as a treat. Sometimes we're not sure who is more excited... ... See MoreSee Less

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Aaron SengstockIs that an ostrich egg from the zoo's own ostriches?2 days ago
Lisa Reneewe were surprised on our last visit by "treat time" for the banded Mongoose (Mongeese?) in the children's area. My kids went from oohs and aahs to shrieks when they realized the "treats" were little mice!! Lol Now they closely inspect the food for all of the animals, they would Love this!2 days ago   ·  2
Alicia MassingillThat's cool2 days ago
Nicki StacyWe happened to spot a snake eating a pinkie mouse, the other day in the reptile house. That was a first!2 days ago
Jason YoungOooh! I would have loved to see that. The dragon is my favorite. He wasn't out last time I was there.1 day ago

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