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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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Wild Tales – Saturday, November 15, 2014

Come listen to a story, meet some of the Zoo's animal ambassadors and get a free book while supplies last. Storytelling, puppet show, face painting and crafts will be set-up on Zoo grounds. Wild Tales

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Animal Play Day – Sunday, November 16th / Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Stop by the Zoo for our “Day of the Dead” themed Animal Play Day to watch our animals interact with sugar skulls and other enrichment items provided by our zookeepers. News

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Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting of the South Texas Discovery Center - Saturday, November 15th / 10:00 a.m.

On Saturday, November 15th, the public is invited to help us celebrate the grand opening of the South Texas Discovery Education Center by participating 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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