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The Gladys Porter Zoo is an oasis nestled in the center of Brownsville, Texas. With 26 acres of lush tropical plants and some 1,600 animals, the Gladys Porter Zoo is known for its successes in breeding endangered species of wildlife.
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The Gladys Porter Zoo staff is excited to announce that we are on the verge of reaching an incredible milestone but we need your help to reach our goal of half a million visitors in a year. Zoo Nights & Lights


Trip to Galapagos Islands with Zoo Expert – October 16 – 25, 2015

There’s no more intimate an experience with nature than International Expeditions’ Galapagos Voyage aboard the Evolution News

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Support the Gladys Porter Zoo by giving your friends and family a wild gift this holiday season. Purchase a Zoo membership, day passes, Adopt-an-Animal or pick-up a unique gift at the Zoofari gift shop. (Order FormGifts

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Zoo presents a new member to the family, a rhinoceros calf

Julie, a white rhinoceros that arrived to the Zoo in June, was expected to give birth near the end of October; however, the 125 pound calf came unexpectedly on the morning of August 30th News


Adults: $10.00

Children (2-13) $7.00
Children under 2 free

Seniors (over 65): $8.50

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m
Saturday- Sunday 9:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m
Open Everyday

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