Animal Updates: Zoo News

Find out the latest Zoo news on the Houston Zoo Blog. Get the scoop on the latest animal babies, new developments and featured creatures. Read stories from conservation heroes who are saving animals in the wild.

Adopt an Animal

Become a proud conservationist of a Houston Zoo animal today! By adopting an animal, you not only help the care and feeding of that animal, but also support education and conservation programs at the Houston Zoo. With your help, the Houston Zoo can continue to aid wild creatures all over the world.

Get Up Close With an Animal Encounter

Get up close with some of your favorite Houston Zoo denizens by booking one of these exclusive experiences. They come in two varieties; choose from Animal Encounters, with a focus on amazing animals, and Behind the Scenes Experiences, journeying to hidden areas of the Zoo along with the keepers who care for Zoo animals each day.