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“55 acre zoological park”
The Houston Zoo is a 55 acre zoological park located within Hermann Park in Houston, Texas, United States. Housing over 6000 animals belonging to over 900 species, the zoo receives 1.6 million visitors each year and is the seventh most visited zoo in the nation. The zoo is accredited by The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry. In everything we do we strive to: be a zoo for all, practice exemplary animal care, deliver an outstanding guest experience, create a workplace that instills empowerment, respect and teamwork, provide superior education and learning opportunities, promote conservation awareness and action, apply best business practices and sound financial management, and inspire broad community support.
I had a lot of fun visiting the Houston Zoo today. It's very spacious and fun to explore. We went on a Monday, so it wasn't too crowded, but there were still plenty of other families around to... Read more
One of the nicer zoo's that I've been to. The grounds are very clean, the food at the cafes is pretty darn good, and the variety of animals is so amazing. I loved the pathway and how there is a... Read more
Celebrating a full century of operation this year, our city's zoo continues to evolve. Later in 2023 the almost-finished Galapagos exhibit will open to great fanfare, bringing penguins to Hermann... Read more
- Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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