This is the best zoo in the city. Improvements always. The gorilla exhibit is unreal. Spend all day. Food available. Could be better. There are feeding times. Early morning is a great time to visit..
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It is appropriate that the picture that accompany's TA's Houston Zoo page features an elephant. They have a very large elephant herd, including a "bachelor" herd that lives separately from the others. Their elephant enclosures are very large. They also have 5 giraffes in another...More
I am what you might call a connoisseur of zoo's. This place is probably the best zoo I have ever been to. The animals are well cared for and the zoo itself is maintained and staffed by friendly knowledgeable staff who are bursting at the...More
I'm always a bit on the fence with zoo experiences. Animals should not be kept for our amusement and displayed as "exhibits", but I also understand the role of zoos in conservation as humans continue the reckless destruction of our planet and natural habitats around...More
We had a year memebership and went several times. We would go early... like before they opened to get good free parking and would be headed out of the zoo before they got really busy. Tons of fun lots to do and see.... Great splash...More
We spent large portions of two days at this zoo, including our five year-old grandson and we were really impressed. We are not zoo experts but have visited probably a half-dozen large zoos across the country and this was our best experience. The reptile areas...More