What happens when an orangutan gets seriously sick? Read how a team of dedicated medical professionals from Texas Medical Center helped the Houston Zoo save Cheyenne the orangutan’s life. ... See MoreSee Less
The Houston Zoo is very lucky to have a great veterinary team: a Director, a Manager, 4 Veterinarians, 3 Veterinary Technicians, and a myriad of other important players like zookeepers, purchasing and record-keeping staff. It takes a village to keep our animals healthy! Because of our continued, pro…
We're hosting an Elephant Open House! On September 20, from 8-10:30 a.m. the elephant barn will be open exclusively for Open House attendees to explore, and each stall will highlight a different aspect of elephant care.
The morning also includes a complimentary breakfast, and all proceeds go towards saving elephants! Get your tickets today! ... See MoreSee Less
Did you know that tortoise shells (carapace) are extremely sensitive? Some might even say they’re ticklish! Whatever you call it, our leopard tortoise, Scramblin’ Billy, seems to love it! Watch him bust a move while being massaged by water! ... See MoreSee Less