New Chimpanzees First Day Out

On October 30, 2013, six chimpanzees found a home at the Houston Zoo thanks to the combined efforts of Lincoln Park Zoo’s Project ChimpCARE, the Houston Zoo, and Curtis and Bea Shepperson,…

Pandu’s Breakfast

http://www.houstonzoo.org Pandu, of the Houston Zoo tigers, was given a goat carcass as a special treat. We had it attached to a line so we could provide more of a challenge for the tiger…

Matani and Naku Playing

http://www.houstonzoo.org This video features our adult male Allens Swamp Monkey, Naku, and our sixteen month old Schmidts Red-Tailed Guenon, Matani. They have recently started playing with…

Explore The Wild!

Little imaginations are encouraged to run wild, as sticks turn into wands, leaves become fairy wings, and sand is the main ingredient in the very best mud pie. Explore the Wild! is a nature…

Kelyfamata Bounces Around

http://www.houstonzoo.org Our infant sifaka was named Kelyfamata (which means small but mighty because he was just 85 grams at birth, but very vigorous and healthy). Once he was able to locomote…

Baby Whitespotted Bamboo Sharks

We’re excited to announce that our whitespotted bamboo sharks have laid eggs! In this video, you’ll see a teeny, tiny shark swimming around in its egg case. We expect them to hatch in a few months!

Meerkats Munching

http://www.houstonzoo.org Meerkats at the Houston Zoo munch on some air-popped popcorn and mealworms, two of their favorite treats. They don’t eat the salted buttered popcorn you buy at the…