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Coogs House!
Meet our two male cougar cubs, Shasta VII and Louie.
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There's a new kid
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Meet our new rescued black bear, Claud.
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Today’s Schedule

Friday, December 9th

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

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December 8, 2022

Happy Birthday, Rudi Valentino! Our male orangutan turns 45 today and also happens to be the oldest male orangutan in North America. He’s also the Zoo’s longest living resident, arriving to the Houston…

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