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The Gladys Porter Zoo is an oasis nestled in the center of Brownsville, Texas. With 26 acres of lush tropical plants and some 1,600 animals, the Gladys Porter Zoo is known for its successes in breeding endangered species of wildlife.

Brownsville Appreciation Days Friday – Sunday, September 5th, 6th & 7th

All residents living inside Brownsville city limits are invited to visit the Zoo for the special admission price of $2.00. Residents will need to show proof of residency. Identification such as a driver’s license, utility receipt or school ID.MORE

::: Dinosaurs Safari March 15th - July 6th :::

Dinosaur Safari – March 15th - Sept 1st

Walk back in time to discover a world ruled by giants. Dinosaur Safari features new animatronic dinosaurs not previously displayed at Zoo, along with visitor favorite, the T-Rex. Plus real fossils, and interactive activities. News

:::Third Annual Charity Poker Tournament :::

Third Annual Charity Poker Tournament

Congratulations to the top ten players that made it to the final table at our Third Annual Charity Poker Tournament. Special thanks to the sponsors, donors and volunteers that helped to make this event a great success. Charity Poker

::: Summer Safari:::

Zoofari '14 Committee Accepting Donations for Auction

Zoofari Committee members need your support to make the Zoo’s annual Zoofari fundraiser a success. Donations are being accepted for our live and blackboard auctions. The fundraiser will take place on October 3rd & 4th, 2014.Summer Safari


Adults: $10.00

Children (2-13) $7.00
Children under 2 free

Seniors (over 65): $8.50

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m
Saturday- Sunday 9:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m
Open Everyday

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