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Sometimes even the littlest of animals need some extra medical attention. Here you can read about a brave meerkat named Smoots and his incredible recovery from an amputated leg. Be sure to keep an eye out for him on your next visit to the Zoo!
Sometimes even the littlest of animals need some extra medical attention Here

Tiny Animal Receives Massive Care - HOUSTON ZOO

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Carol Amerson Theriot
Hollie Kleitz
Lori Feldman Kamins
Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo
yesterday at 16:31. Facebook
Thanks to TXU Energy, we’re open late again this Friday for Cool Nights. This week, we’re hosting a Pollinator Party! Learn about butterflies, bees, and bats and the important role they play in producing some of your favorite foods. With music, games, and activities, we’ve got tons of fun for the whole family.
Thanks to TXU Energy were open late again this Friday for Cool
Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo
06/21/2017 at 20:24. Facebook
Our Jacob's four-horned sheep are shedding their winter weight just in time for the summer heat! Hawthorn and Hemingway were treated to a makeover that relieved them of 10% of their total weight. Their wool will be used as enrichment for other animals this summer. Check out their stylish transformation in these before and after pictures.
Our Jacobs fourhorned sheep are shedding their winter weight just in time
Wesley Strickland
Mary Torok
Stephanie Stansbury
Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo
06/21/2017 at 17:20. Facebook
It's high noon on one of the highest, tallest, longest days of the year, and that means it's World Giraffe Day! This Saturday, we're filling a tall order of fun with giraffe-themed activities, opportunities to meet the giraffe keepers, and more.
Its high noon on one of the highest tallest longest days of

Celebrate World Giraffe Day with us!

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Kristie Porter
Avery Birnbaum
NC Schneider
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Houston Zoo
06/21/2017 at 14:26. Facebook
Pollinators help plants complete their life cycle by moving pollen from one plant to another. This is a very important process if you like any of the following things – chocolate, fruits, ice cream, and even tequila!

Celebrate these miracle workers this weekend during Pollinator Palooza Presented by Whole Foods Market where you can learn about the different types of pollinators and check out...
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Pollinators help plants complete their life cycle by moving pollen from one

Saturday & Sunday, June 24 – 25, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo
06/20/2017 at 16:23. Facebook
This is our leopard tortoise, Scramblin' Billy (yes, that really is his name). Take a look at what happened when Scramblin' Billy met our meerkats.
Brianna Long
Hannah Trum
Maggie Neal
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Houston Zoo
06/19/2017 at 19:04. Facebook
Hope the storks have been working out, because a 250-to-300-pound bundle of joy is headed for the Houston Zoo! Shanti is pregnant and after a two-year gestation, the 26-year-old Asian elephant will give birth this summer. [ Houstonzoo.org Link ]
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Dayna Watson Runge
Kathryn Ward
Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo
06/16/2017 at 22:29. Facebook
We're kicking off our first Cool Night with snow! Stay at the Zoo late on Fridays through August 11 thanks to TXU Energy.
Were kicking off our first Cool Night with snow Stay at the
Rachel Ballard Corbell
Angie Watson
Jerry Thomas
Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo
06/16/2017 at 15:20. Facebook
Watch a giant armadillo get released into the wild! Gabriel Massocato is a Houston Zoo Conservation Research Associate from the Giant Armadillo Project in Brazil. Gabriel sent this video to our Collegiate Conservation Program interns, asking for help naming this female giant armadillo. Thanks to the important work of Gabriel and his team, we are learning more about this incredible species and...
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Esther Akers
Fabiola Torres
Dani Dekelbaum-Barr
We’re making it snow for the first Cool Nights of the season. Make a snowman or snow angel and learn how the Houston Zoo helps save animals here in Texas. To kick off our summer of Cool Nights, bring a blanket and settle in as we show SING at 8:30 p.m. on a giant outdoor screen.

Thanks to TXU Energy, the Houston Zoo is once again staying open late on Fridays through August 11 so you can enjoy...
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Were making it snow for the first Cool Nights of the season

Zoo Open Late Starting Tomorrow!

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Alicia Villanueva
Amber Tanton
Mary Bashinski Douglas
Today we celebrated jaguar Kan Balam's 20th birthday!
Today we celebrated jaguar Kan Balam's 20th birthday

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Deanne Thornburg Donelson
Penny Aube
Anne Mandola Jones
Your favorite zoo animals are picking up a paintbrush to have some fun and deliver unique creations that you can hang on your very own wall! Check out our array of animal artists here. [ Houstonzoo.org Link ]
Your favorite zoo animals are picking up a paintbrush to have some
David Huang
Jeremy Effinger
Ali Brignon
Want to save a sea turtle's life? Any time you use a refillable water bottle instead of a disposable one, you are keeping plastic out of our oceans!
Want to save a sea turtles life Any time you use a

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Lisa Zimmerman
Joanna Villanueva
Jessie Klemcke Smith
If you're headed to the Zoo this weekend, avoid parking headaches and park at the South Extension (SE) Lot, 7100 William C. Harvin, Entrance 35. Parking is $8 per car and includes a free shuttle directly to and from the Zoo’s gate facing the Texas Medical Center. Shuttles run continuously beginning at 9 a.m. More info here: [ Houstonzoo.org Link ]
If youre headed to the Zoo this weekend avoid parking headaches and
Linda Guzman
Logan Parker
Debbie Parish Haymark
Take a look at this awesome video of a giant anteater taking an evening bath. This was captured and sent to us by our wildlife conservation partners in Brazil.
Take a look at this awesome video of a giant anteater taking

Tamanduá-bandeira tomando banho - Giant anteater bathing

Tamanduá-bandeira tomando banho - Giant Anteater bathing

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Karen Burkman
Ever look at the spots on an African painted dog? With no two coat patterns the same, they certainly are a work of art.
Ever look at the spots on an African painted dog With no
Erin A. Logan
Terri Britten
Janice Simmons
Things you don't see during the day: illuminated new elephant barn with Venus rising above. #zooatnight
Things you dont see during the day illuminated new elephant barn with
Lionfish, turtles, and blennies, oh my! Visit the Kipp Aquarium this weekend to see the unique and beautiful animals that live under the sea. There's no better way to spend World Oceans Day Presented by Whole Foods Market than by coming to the zoo for activities that'll teach you how to save the wildlife in our oceans.
Lionfish turtles and blennies oh my Visit the Kipp Aquarium this weekend
Know someone in college or a recent graduate who wants to get involved in zoo conservation efforts? We have internships in animal care, public relations, marketing, and more. Apply for our fall internships by July 1.
Know someone in college or a recent graduate who wants to get

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Rachel Llamas
Cat Schindler
Ketcia Simmons
Happy #WildWed from Chattanooga Zoo!
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