The Houston Zoo saves animals in the wild by partnering with likeminded programs and organizations. We recognize that protecting our natural world is a collective task and we look for every opportunity to strengthen our impact. We support long-term solutions that promote harmony between animals and people.
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I am a Pollinator Pal
Our Staff Pollinator Pal today is DeAndra Ramsey. DeAndra is our School Program Coordinator in the Conservation Education Department and Conservation Champion for Texas Bat Monitoring. She started working at the Houston…
You and the Zoo are Saving Wild Whooping Cranes!
Meet the Zoo’s Snake Saving Partner Murthy Kantimahanti on Monday, April 29th!
Camp Zoofari Inspires 11 Year-old to Start Cell Phone Recycling Project in Africa, Saving Gorillas in the Wild!
Grab a Drink and Save Animals in the Wild at Brew at the Zoo on April 25th!
Be An Ocean Hero – Sea Lion Spotlight on Species & Member Morning
A few of our achievements in 2018
We released 1,082,000 Houston Toad eggs
into the wild in 2018. This program is saving this rare Texas toad from extinction.
224 Attwater's Prairie Chickens
were released into the wild. The effort is saving this rare Texas bird from extinction.
52 Monarch Butterflies
received tracking tags to help protect their lengthy annual migration.
Provided Medical Care
for 131 stranded or injured wild sea turtles living on the Texas coast.
Take Action to Help Save Animals in the Wild
Every time you visit the Houston Zoo, a portion of your ticket proceeds go towards saving animals in the wild. Here are just a few more ways to take action and protect wildlife: