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Today’s Schedule

Saturday, December 9th

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

  • 11:30 am
  • 12:00 pm
    Pantanal Canopy
  • 1:30 pm
    Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants Cow Exhibit Pool
  • 2:00 pm
    Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
  • 2:00 pm
    Goat Yard/Farm
  • 2:00 pm
    Meet the Keeper Talk at the Goat Yard

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December 1, 2023

From the inception of the first TXU Energy presents Zoo Lights event 12 years ago, Houston Zoo has hosted nearly 3 million guests for what has become one of Houston’s favorite holiday traditions!…

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