The Making of the African Forest

For all you Houstonians out there, tune into KHOU Channel 11 on Saturday night (November 27th) at 7pm for the premier of “The African Forest: Your Journey Begins at the Houston Zoo”.

On Friday, December 10, the Houston Zoo officially opens The African Forest, taking the wraps off the most ambitious project in the Zoo’s 88 year history.

But on Saturday, November 27 at 7 p.m. KHOU-TV Channel 11 will give Houston a sneak preview of The African Forest when it premiers The African Forest: Your Journey Begins at the Houston Zoo,’  a one-hour special presented by Great Day Houston host Deborah Duncan.

‘The African Forest: Your Journey Begins at the Houston Zoo’ gives KHOU-TV Channel 11 viewers a rare behind the scenes look into the creation of the Zoo’s new 6.5 acre addition including:

  •  One-on-one interview with famed primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall as she tours The African Forest and meets a family of 10 chimpanzees
  • The delivery of 3 white rhinos to their new home after a 54 hour flight from South Africa
  • Moving day for the Zoo’s giraffe family to their new home in The African Forest
  • The ‘Rock Lords’ who created the animal habitats
  • Interviews with the Houston Zoo curators and keepers who care for the amazing animals of The African Forest


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