Two New Additions Will Soon Enjoy Their New Habitat

Gladys Porter Zoo staff are ecstatic to announce the addition of two baby colobus monkeys to the collection. The first was born on October 3rd and the second on November 9th.  In the wild, they are vulnerable to habitat destruction and have suffered extensively by hunting for bushmeat and skins, especially in highly populated areas. According to […]

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Gladys Porter Zoo Staff Welcomes New Rhino

After months of hard work, it is with great joy that Zoo staff introduced its newest member, Bebop, a five year old male Southern white rhino, to the crash, which is what a group of rhinos is called, and all three are now on display for the public to view. So, make plans to visit […]

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Herpetarium Receives 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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