We Ain’t Lion

Houston Zoo Is One of the Best in the Country—But We Already Knew That

The shout-out from "Travel & Leisure" highlighted the park's expansive conservation efforts.

07/09/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Jolie Laide

Meet Gus, Houston Zoo's Newest Baby

You'll be surprised how cute a baby warthog can be.

06/30/2017 By Alice Levitt

Family Fun

Fill Your Baskets at This Weekend's Easter Egg Hunts

Plus: a Peeps-themed art contest!

04/12/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Dec 16–18

What to Hear, See and Do This Weekend

Day for Night makes noise downtown, the Houston Zoo goes wild with lights and Moody Gardens freezes over.

12/15/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Long Goodbye

Meet One of Houston Zoo’s Oldest Residents: Succotash the Sloth

The so-called “Grumpy Cat of wild animals” is a bit of a mystery.

09/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

Eco-Friendly Art

Washed Ashore Brings Ocean Pollution to the Forefront

The Houston Zoo's latest creative art exhibit uses debris to shed light on plastic pollution.

02/01/2016 By Max Jefferson