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Who's New at the Zoo
There are a few new faces to meet this summer.
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Zoo's Centennial
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Double the Cuteness
Meet our newest capybaras, Pepa and Bruno.
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TXU Energy presents Undersea Discovery
Journey under the sea this spring with our newest exhibit.
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What's Next: Galápagos Islands at the Zoo Series
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Today’s Schedule

Friday, July 1st

Schedule updated each morning before we open at 9 a.m. Meet the Keeper Talks are presented by Phillips 66.

  • 1:30 pm
    Asian Elephants
  • 2:00 pm
    Giant River Otters
  • 2:00 pm
    Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
  • 2:30 pm
    Meerkats
  • 3:00 pm
    Orangutans

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June 30, 2022

Zoo Celebrates Plastic Free July with Announcement In alignment with the Zoo’s wildlife-saving mission and celebration of Plastic Free July, the Houston Zoo today announced it has eliminated single-use plastic packaging in all…

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