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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.

Discount Days at the Zoo for Lower Valley Residents Sept 12th - 14th, 2014

Gladys Porter Zoo would like to invite all lower valley residents Sept 12th through 14th to take advantage of deep discounts to visit the Zoo. Lower Valley residents will be able to visit the Zoo for the special admission price of $3.00.MORE

::: ZOOFARI 2014 :::

Zoofari 2014 - October 3rd & 4th

The Valley’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Zoofari 2014, is here! Help the Gladys Porter Zoo continue to inspire, educate and captivate the multitudes of children in the Rio Grande Valley by attending Zoofari ’14. News

:::Third Annual Charity Poker Tournament :::

Third Annual Charity Poker Tournament

Congratulations to the top ten players that made it to the final table at our Third Annual Charity Poker Tournament. Special thanks to the sponsors, donors and volunteers that helped to make this event a great success. Charity Poker

::: Summer Safari:::

Zoofari '14 Committee Accepting Donations for Auction

Zoofari Committee members need your support to make the Zoo’s annual Zoofari fundraiser a success. Donations are being accepted for our live and blackboard auctions. The fundraiser will take place on October 3rd & 4th, 2014.Summer Safari


Adults: $10.00

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

Seniors (over 65): $8.50

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Saturday- Sunday 9:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m
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