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The Gladys Porter Zoo is an oasis nestled in the center of Brownsville, Texas. With 28 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.

Gorilla Family Matriarch Passes Away

It is with deep sadness that the staff of the Gladys Porter Zoo report the death of Katanga, the matriarch of its multi-generational Western lowland gorilla family. News


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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Ocelot Conservation Day Saturday, March 7, 2015 / 10:00 – 4:00

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Friends of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge and Zoo are hosting a special day to highlight the endangered ocelot.  Ocelot Conservation Day Saturday, March 7, 2015 / 10:00 – 4:00

Saturday Safari – January to May

Enroll your child for Saturday morning fun at the Zoo. You can join, too! Register now for any or all of the classes to reserve your space News


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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