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We're celebrating amphibians all February long! There are more than 6,400 species of frogs and toads in the world; frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians are all amphibians. Visit the Reptile and Amphibian House any day, or come out to a special event this February to learn more about these animals and how to save them in the wild!

This Event Has Passed February 1 - February 28, 2019

Leap into Action for Frogs

Saturday, February 23
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Reflection Pool

Leap in to find food like a hungry tadpole and grow into an adult frog. Learn even more about amazing amphibians and how YOU can save them in the wild while dancing to hoppy tunes and enjoying special Meet the Keeper Talks Presented by Phillips 66.

Make sure to catch an ice sculpture carving presentation by the DLG Ice Factory at 11:30 a.m. What will be carved? It’s a surprise!

The Reptile and Amphibian House will open an hour early at 9 a.m. for more time to explore these incredible animals.

All activities are included in Zoo admission and free for Zoo members.

Reptile and Amphibian Encounter

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Slither into the world of herpetology with an exclusive look into the Reptile and Amphibian House. Step into the keeper area and hear how they care for these animals. You’ll get up close and have a opportunity to touch some of our scaly ambassadors!


Member Morning:
Houston Toads

Saturday, February 2
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Are you a member? Then, don’t miss out on February’s member morning highlighting Houston toads. Join us as the Zoo opens an hour early just for members. Experience a member exclusive Meet the Keeper Talk Presented by Phillips 66 to hear from a Houston toad expert and gain professions insight on how the Houston Zoo helps save these animals in the wild.

This event is always FREE for Zoo Members, and there’s no need to RSVP!






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