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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.

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 opens at 6 p.m. through January 4.
  • The Scoop on Poop
    December 22, 2014 -  
  • Home School: Vertebrate Ventures
    February 26, 2015 -  
  • Home School: Wildlife Games
    May 7, 2015 -  

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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

Sunday, December 28, 2014
10:00  Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30  Meet the Keeper Talk at the Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Children’s Zoo in Bug House
10:30  Meet the Keeper Talk for a surprise animal encounter in the Swap Shop
11:00  Meet the Keeper Talk at Hoofstock
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 Aquarium Keeper at the Piranha Exhibit in Natural Encounters
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 Natural Encounters
1:15 Meet the Keeper Talk at The Wonderful World of Porcupines on the Forest Boardwalk in Children’s Zoo
1:30  Meet the Keeper Talk for 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
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Wortham World of Primates at Babirusa
4:00  Meet the Keeper Talk at Natural Encounters