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Today’s Schedule

Sunday, March 29th

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

  • 11:30 am
    Bald Eagles at Texas Wetlands!
  • 11:30 am
    Fantastic Carnivores!
  • 12:30 pm
    Chimpanzee Conversation
  • 1:00 pm
    Now Featured at Natural Encounters
  • 1:30 pm
    Emphasis on Elephants
  • 1:30 pm
    Get to Know Giraffes

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March 1, 2020

The Houston Zoo is expecting a HUGE delivery this spring–a baby elephant. Asian elephant Shanti is pregnant, and after a two-year gestation, the 29-year-old elephant will give birth this spring. Shanti is one…

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