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01/17/2017 at 15:35. Facebook
The Houston Zoo has broken its attendance record yet again, reporting 2,550,453 million visitors for 2016! Over the past twelve months, animal births held the spotlight, and guests were introduced to babies like giant anteater, Rio, and TJ, the Zoo’s first California sea lion pup in 22 years.

We look forward to 2017 and continuing our commitment to saving animals in the wild!

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01/16/2017 at 14:36. Facebook
Today's pollinator event is still a GO! Now that the rain has demonstrated the water aspect of plant care, we're ready to celebrate the importance of pollinators and how they help keep plants (and humans) healthy.

Planting for Pollinators - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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01/15/2017 at 22:47. Facebook
Tomorrow from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. we're hosting a special pollinator event and revealing a new pollinator garden. We'll have Texans Cheerleaders, team mascot TORO, and representatives from our pollinator partnership, NFL, Verizon, Trees for Houston, and the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee.

Planting for Pollinators!

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01/15/2017 at 20:09. Facebook
Tonight is the very last night of TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights! With $9 tickets and no school tomorrow, it's going to be a great night to enjoy the lights one last time.

$9 Tickets - Last Night of TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights

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01/15/2017 at 14:50. Facebook
The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) and InterActive Theater Company (IATC) are performing Peter and the Wolf this afternoon at the Zoo.

All performances are located in the Brown Education Center with first come, first seated. This event is included with your Zoo admission.

Peter and the Wolf - Today at 2:00, 3:00, & 4:00 p.m.

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01/14/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
Do you like eating chocolate, fruit, and ice cream? You have pollinators to thank for these foods and more! Pollinators help plants complete their life-cycle by moving pollen from one plant to another.

Visit the Houston Zoo on Monday, January 16 to learn the importance of pollinators, and how the Zoo, and YOU, can help protect them right here in your own backyard!

Planting for Pollinators!

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01/13/2017 at 20:52. Facebook
David, one of our keepers in the Children's Zoo, took this great photo of Fiesta the llama. You might remember Fiesta from her llama leaf blowing video on our page in 2016!
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01/13/2017 at 16:04. Facebook
Since our weekday discount to TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights was so popular, we're also discounting Prime Nights! Enjoy $9 tickets for our final weekend of beautiful lights.

$9 Tickets to TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights

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01/12/2017 at 20:27. Facebook
Tonight is the last night to see TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights for just $5! Don't miss out on this great deal.

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01/12/2017 at 16:19. Facebook
The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) and InterActive Theater Company (IATC) return to the Houston Zoo on Sunday, January 15 for three afternoon performances at 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00 p.m. of the revered children's classic, Peter and the Wolf.

All performances are located in the Brown Education Center with first come, first seated. This event is included with your Zoo admission.

Peter and the Wolf at the Zoo - Sunday, January 15

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In partnership with the NFL, Houston Super Bowl Host Committee, Verizon, and Trees for Houston, we're hosting an event on January 16 to celebrate a new pollinator garden at the Zoo.

Along with Houston Texans Cheerleaders and TORO, we'll have lots games and activities for Zoo guests to learn about pollinators and why they're so important!

Celebrate Pollinators with Us!

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Get one last look at our beautiful lights for a price that shines. Today and tomorrow only, TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights tickets are $5!

$5 Tickets to See the Lights

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Recently, our friends and partners at Conservation Heritage-Turambe in Rwanda were able to take 57 children and 16 adults from nearby communities to visit their own local wildlife, specifically, mountain gorillas. Although park fees to see the gorillas are often unaffordable for most local people, these unforgettable experiences were possible because of Houston Zoo funds generated from Zoo...
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Today through Thursday, January 12, we're offering tickets to TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights for just $5! No code, no coupon, just a great deal to see our spectacular lights before they're gone.

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The Houston Zoo is saving wildlife all over the world, and you're helping! Because a portion of every ticket and Membership goes toward our conservation efforts, a simple visit to the Zoo is a great way to protect animals.

Saving Wildlife

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Guests can feed our giraffes every day! We offer public feedings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn about this incredible experience on our website.

Feed Our Giraffes!

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Happy #WildWed from San Diego Zoo Safari Park!
We're leading a trip to Yellowstone, just for families! Journey with us on a one-of-a-kind family adventure to one of the world’s most beautiful and wildlife-abundant hotspots: The Grand Tetons and Yellowstone. Enjoy the dramatic landscape and abundant wildlife viewing opportunities with your family. Participate in citizen science projects that contribute to saving animals in North America!

Travel with the Zoo - Bring Your Family!

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There's still time for lights! If you haven't experienced TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights, don't worry, you haven't missed it. This winter spectacle will continue to dazzle through January 15.

TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights

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This Saturday, we're featuring the Bug House for Member Morning. During Member Morning, Zoo Members may enter the Zoo one hour early at 8 a.m., see the animals just as they come out for the day, and enjoy a special Meet the Keeper Talk Presented by Phillips 66.

Member Morning - Saturday, January 7

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