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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.
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Zoo Nights & Lights –December 5th , 6th and 7th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Zoo Nights & Lights is a holiday tradition to behold. Everyone will enjoy live performances from local bands and choirs while taking in the dazzling light displays. Zoo Nights & Lights


Trip to Galapagos Islands with Zoo Expert – October 16 – 25, 2015

There’s no more intimate an experience with nature than International Expeditions’ Galapagos Voyage aboard the Evolution News

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South Texas Discovery Center – Now Open

We are pleased to announce that the South Texas Discovery Center is now open to the public. This brand new building features five classrooms, a natural history library, a graphic arts room and a discovery area open to all visitors. BOO at the ZOO

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Zoo presents a new member to the family, a rhinoceros calf

Julie, a white rhinoceros that arrived to the Zoo in June, was expected to give birth near the end of October; however, the 125 pound calf came unexpectedly on the morning of August 30th Wild Tales


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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