Giraffe Baby Name Announced

The Gladys Porter Zoo announced the results of their name search for the newest baby giraffe. After a two-week voting period and 1,125 votes from Valley residents as well as Gladys Porter Zoo fans around the nation, the baby boy giraffe has been officially named J.C. The name is in memory of Juan Carlos Gonzalez, […]

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Herpetarium Receiving Striking New Features

The Herpetarium at the Gladys Porter Zoo is getting a makeover. Thanks to the generosity of many Zoofari 2016 attendees who contributed to the event’s Fund-A-Need campaign, the building will be getting some exciting updates. Renovations include removing the tiled barrier that bisected the main tour route through the Herpetarium and replacing it with new […]

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Tropical Americas & El Mundo Huasteco Totonaco Exhibit Unveiled

The Gladys Porter Zoo unveiled a brand new outdoor exhibit: Tropical Americas & El Mundo Huasteco Totonaco. The completion of this pair of exhibits is phase one of a larger plan to bring a bit of Tropical America to Brownsville, Texas. El Mundo Huasteco Totonaco features a newly constructed exhibit that will be home to […]

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