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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