Pie vs. Fie

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 28-30

Shakespeare, soccer and SNAP!

07/27/2017 By Julia Gsell

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

Island Life

Warm Weather-Loving Penguins Are Headed to Moody Gardens

A renovated Aquarium Pyramid is unveiling a new Humboldt penguin exhibit this summer.

04/28/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

The Houston Zoo Is the Second Most-Visited Zoo in the Nation, All Thanks to You

Just 15 years ago, the Zoo was chronically underfunded — but that was before a public-private partnership changed everything.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Going Wild

The Houston Zoo's New Food Program Is Delicious, Sustainable and Getting Better

As of January 21, everything from bread to chicken tenders is homemade, but just wait for the barbecue pit.

02/01/2017 By Alice Levitt

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

Under the Sea

Even the Sea Lions Eat Sustainable Seafood at the Houston Zoo

The zoo educates guests in responsible fishery practices with a special dinner.

02/17/2016 By Alice Levitt

Design

The Houston Zoo’s Accidental Conservationist

Who will save our planet? The designers, that’s who.

06/30/2014 By John Lomax

Houston Zoo

The Elephants Are Coming!

A baby elephant is on its way to Houston, but it’s taking its time to get here.

02/02/2014 By Peter Holley