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.
Saving Wildlife News and Updates / Zoo News Blog ›
Save Birds and Meet Houston Zoo Wildlife Heroes at the Migratory Bird SOS Event on March 23rd!
Did you know you can help protect birds from the comfort of your home by planting native plants or installing a bird feeder? Come to the Zoo this Saturday, March 23rd from 10am…
Record Breaking Number of Whooping Cranes Flock to Port Aransas, Texas
Protect Gorillas by Joining the Action for Apes Challenge!
Join Us for Bear Awareness Day on Saturday March 2nd and Save Texas Black Bears!
Houston Zoo Staff Head to the Coast to Save Local Wildlife
MacGregor Elementary Tigers are Helping Saving Tigers in the Wild!
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: