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Daily Schedule

Updated Wednesday, April 24th

Daily Schedule

  1. blue-throated macaw
    9:30 am @ Texas Wetlands

    Birds

    Join us for a keeper talk with one of our bird species. Location will be updated at Eagles in the Kathrine G. McGovern Texas Wetlands.

  2. 9:30 am @ McNair Asian Elephant Habitat

    Elephant Bath

    Join us at the Elephant Barn to see bath time with our Asian elephant herd!

  3. up-close shot of masai giraffe
    10:30 am @ Giraffe Habitat

    Masai Giraffes

    Join our Meet the Keeper Talk at our Giraffe habitat in the African Forest and learn more about the world's tallest land mammal.

  4. 11:00 am @ Giraffe Habitat

    Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)

    Meet us at the Giraffe Platform to feed and learn more about these amazing animals!!

  5. sea lion posing in water
    11:00 am @ Sea Lion Habitat

    Sea Lions

    Our colony of California sea lions love learning something new as much as they love eating fish. Come and see them swim and find out more about their lives here and in the wild.

  6. 11:30 am @ Cougar Habitat

    Cougars

    The Zoo is home to two cougars, Louie and University of Houston mascot, Shasta. Come find out more about them and hear from a keeper who cares for them each day.

  7. chimpanzee standing in grass outside
    12:00 pm @ Great Ape Gallery

    African Forest Great Apes

    Join our keepers in the Great Ape Gallery to meet our African Forest Great Ape groups. See how you can help save these animals in the wild.

  8. 1:30 pm @ McNair Asian Elephant Habitat

    Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants Cow Exhibit Pool

    See the members of the Houston Zoo's herd up close as you hear from our dedicated team how they care for Asian elephants here at the Zoo and what you can do to help save them in the wild.

  9. 1:30 pm @ Galápagos Islands

    Penguins!

    Waddle your way down to the Humboldt penguins exhibit inside of Galápagos Islands to learn more about our adorable penguins! (Located at the end of Galápagos Islands).

  10. 2:00 pm @ Giraffe Habitat

    Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)

    Meet us at the Giraffe Platform to feed and learn more about these amazing animals!!

  11. 2:00 pm @ John P. McGovern Children’s Zoo

    Meet the Keeper Talk at the Goat Yard

    Come meet the Keeper in the Goat Yard, located in Children's Zoo to learn more about our goats and farm animals.

  12. 2:30 pm @ Carruth Natural Encounters

    Rainforest Exhibit

    Come join us inside our Carruth Natural Encounters building to learn more about some of the species in our rainforest exhibit.

  13. 3:00 pm @ Wortham World of Primates

    Primates

    Meet the keeper in Wortham World of Primates to learn more about one of our primate species. Please check the keeper board to see our featured primate.