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Critically Endangered Orinoco Crocodile Hatches at Gladys Porter Zoo

The Herpetarium staff at the Gladys Porter Zoo is extremely pleased to announce that the pair of rare crocodiles who made a 2,000 mile road trip from Canada to Brownsville, Texas in October 2011 have produced their first offspring. Weighing in at 63 grams and just over 10 inches in length, “Karel,” as he has […]

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Remembering Harambe – The Harambe Fund

A conservation fund has been setup in memory of Harambe, the majestic young male Western lowland gorilla who tragically lost his life on May 28, 2016. While the unfortunate set of circumstances surrounding his passing cannot be reversed, his story has brought the desperate plight of his wild counterparts and their habitat in the African […]

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