April Showers Bring Masai Flowers – Baby Giraffe at the Zoo!

The Houston Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a female Masai giraffe, born at 9:04 a.m. on Monday, April 10 in the McGovern Giraffe Barn at the African Forest. After a 2-hour labor both mom, Tyra, and the yet-to-be-named calf are doing well and are currently bonding behind the scenes with keeper and […]

Water: The Science Beneath the Surface

This post written by Mike Fannin, Manager, Life Support Systems Life Support Systems?! What the heck does that department do?  From filtration to chemistry, this blog series is a behind the scenes look into the Zoo’s most mysterious department. Part I: Koi Stream in the John P. McGovern Children’s Zoo As anyone with a pond knows, […]

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