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Eleven green mantella froglets completed their transformation into frogs from tadpoles just after the new year at the Houston Zoo. The tiny frogs are smaller than a dice and gain their green moniker as they mature.

Spring break is here, and that means the kiddos are out of school– and you may even be on vacation! However, because of all the crazy weeks that just seem to blur together, Spring Break snuck up on you, and you have no plans for your family! Not to worry! You don’t always have to leave town to enjoy a vacation!

Houston’s largest family-friendly Halloween event is back and better than ever! Guests can bring their little ghouls and goblins to the Houston Zoo for Zoo Boo. Enjoy safe Halloween trick-or-treating, music, and fun activities with a wild twist on Fridays, October 14, 21, and 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, October 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Monday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

HOUSTON — The Houston Zoo recently welcomed a 29-year-old female western lowland gorilla, Angel, from the Denver Zoo. This move was at the recommendation of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Species Survival Plan (SSP) gorilla specialists. Angel and the other gorillas will take turns in the dayroom inside The Robert & Janice McNair … Continue reading Welcome to the family cutie! Houston Zoo welcomes female gorilla

The Houston Zoo’s newest hatchling is a Victoria crowned pigeon, hatched Jan. 24. The party-hatted, blue knockout can be seen with its parents in the Birds of the World section of the zoo.

What a beautiful creature. The Houston Zoo is proud to welcome their newest resident, an adult male tiger named Berani. The three-year-old, 280 lb. Malayan tiger made his Texas debut Tuesday morning.