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Alerts

A few buildings will be closed on various nights starting at 4:00 p.m. for holiday parties. Check the TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights webpage for the complete list.

The Houston Zoo will close early on Thanksgiving Day at 3:00 p.m. Last entry at 2:00 p.m.

Today's Shows, Feedings and Talks
Catch a sea lion show, see the elephants' bath, or maybe even touch a snake or an armadillo! We have more than a dozen Meet the Keeper Talks every day. Times vary; scroll down to see Today's Schedule.

TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights is 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. November 19 - January 4 (closed Dec 24 - 25).
  • Zoo Yoga
    November 22, 2014 - 9:15 am 10:15 am
  • Closing Early on Thanksgiving Day
    November 27, 2014 -  
  • Educator Workshop: Techie Teachers
    December 4, 2014 - 9:00 am 3:00 pm
  • Wild Wheels
    December 4, 2014 - 9:15 am 10:15 am
  • Member Morning: West Hoofed Run
    December 6, 2014 - 8:00 am 9:00 am

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Zoo Map
Need help getting around the Zoo? Print this handy map and bring it with you, or just take a look at it.
View the Zoo Map

Houston Zoo Keeper Talks Schedule
TIMES ARE UPDATED EVERY MORNING

Today’s Meet the Keeper Talks & Grounds Programming

Friday November 21, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Lace monitor in the Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Pelicans in the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Rhinos in African Forest
11:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
11:00 Story Safari at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Swap Shop for a surprise animal in the Children’s Zoo
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Jaguars
12:00 Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
12:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Chimpanzees in African Forest
1:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Fruit bat in Natural Encounters
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Bug House in the Children’s Zoo
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Orangutans in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Kenyan sand boa encounter on the Porch in Natural Encounters