The Houston Zoo is a 55-acre zoological park that is home to over 6,000 animals ranging across 900 species. Located in Hermann Park in the heart of Houston, the zoo sees over two million visitors every year, all of whom come to discover and learn about the myriad species of mammals, birds, and reptiles. They also take part in the many educational programs, workshops, and events organized by and held at the zoo.
If you are wondering what to do in Houston this weekend, there is always something fun going on at the zoo. The zoo provides a unique and fun-filled experience that fosters appreciation, knowledge, and care for the natural world, and the permanent exhibits are especially popular. Some of them include African Forest, a replica of an authentic African village with some of the continent’s most bizarre animals, Carnivores, where you come face to face with some of the world’s greatest hunters like lions, leopards, and jaguars, and the Wortham World of Primates, home to lemurs, mandrills, howler monkeys, and tamarins. Read more
6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030, 713-533-6500
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