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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.

  • 10:00 am
    Elephant Bath
  • 10:30 am
    Animal Encounter at Swap shop
  • 10:30 am
    Today’s Featured Reptile House Resident
  • 11:00 am
    Feed the Giraffes (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
  • 11:00 am
    Ready, Set, Fun!
  • 11:00 am
    Sea Lion Training Session

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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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