How You Can Help

Emergency Funding Request In order to continue giving our animals the care they need and deserve, the Zoo is in need of emergency funding while our gates remain closed.  Listed below are several ways you can help. Make a donation to our Go Fund Me Campaign Please support our GoFundMe campaign by making a donation and […]

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Update on Coronavirus

Effective immediately, the Gladys Porter Zoo will remain closed to the public until further notice. The decision to close the Zoo was a difficult one, however, the health and safety of our guests, staff, and animals is our top priority.  Even though there have not been any recorded cases of COVID-19 in Brownsville, it is […]

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Warthogs Now on Exhibit

Never before seen at the Zoo.  They have finally arrived! Two male warthogs (Phacocherus africanus) have made their debut this week at the Gladys Porter Zoo. These two brothers, Leonardo and Rollo, arrived from the Indianapolis Zoo and have earned the title of Gladys Porter Zoo’s very first warthogs. They may not be the most […]

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Colobus Monkeys: Jumping with Joy

The Eastern Angolan colobus monkeys at the Gladys Porter Zoo are jumping with joy for their new outdoor exhibit. Colobus Crossing, located behind Small World, features a skywalk that allows the colobus to traverse over the heads of Zoo guests. It leads from their current indoor exhibit to an expansive outdoor habitat. The exhibit also […]

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