Little Love Born Just in Time for Valentine’s Day
Houston Zoo Welcomes Baby Baird’s Tapir On Saturday, Feb. 5, the Houston Zoo welcomed the birth of a male Baird’s tapir. This is the first Baird’s tapir born at the Houston Zoo, and first baby for mother Moli and father Noah. Baird’s tapirs are born with a colorful pattern of stripes and spots that will […]
Metamorphosis – What Is It?
Metamorphosis is a fun word, but what does it mean? The word comes from meta ,meaning change, and morphe, meaning form, so it literally means to change shape or transform. Though our topic is amphibians, I must point out that most insects do this as well and go through even crazier changes. While some have […]