The Houston Zoo saves animals in the wild by partnering with likeminded programs and organizations. We recognize that protecting our natural world is a collective task and we look for every opportunity to strengthen our impact. We support long-term solutions that promote harmony between animals and people.
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Houston Zoo Staff Gear Up to Save Local Wildlife
On Saturday, February 16th Houston Zoo staff will be headed to the coast to clean up abandoned crab traps from the bay in partnership with Galveston Bay Foundation and the Dallas Zoo! Just…
MacGregor Elementary Tigers are Helping Saving Tigers in the Wild!
Houstonians are Saving Wildlife by Recycling Holiday Lights
Sea Lion Keeper Inspires Nephew to Start a Wildlife-Saving Reusable Straw Company
Meet Wildlife Heroes Aaron and Chris at the SCF SOS Event Tomorrow!
Meet Wildlife Heroes Amanda, DeAndra and Dr. Maryanne at the SCF SOS Event this Saturday!
A few of our achievements in 2018
We released 1,082,000 Houston Toad eggs
into the wild in 2018. This program is saving this rare Texas toad from extinction.
224 Attwater's Prairie Chickens
were released into the wild. The effort is saving this rare Texas bird from extinction.
52 Monarch Butterflies
received tracking tags to help protect their lengthy annual migration.
Provided Medical Care
for 131 stranded or injured wild sea turtles living on the Texas coast.
Take Action to Help Save Animals in the Wild
Every time you visit the Houston Zoo, a portion of your ticket proceeds go towards saving animals in the wild. Here are just a few more ways to take action and protect wildlife: