Here’s Your Chance to Win a 2021 Bronco Sport for $100

Gladys Porter Zoo is celebrating its 50th year in 2021!  And to make it  extra special, we are excited to announce that Tipton Ford Motors is donating a 2021 Ford Bronco Sport to be raffled as part of our annual Zoofari fundraiser.  Tickets are now on sale for $100 and can be purchased at the […]

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Here’s Your Chance to Win a 2021 Bronco Sport for $100

Gladys Porter Zoo is celebrating its 50th year in 2021!  And to make it  extra special, we are excited to announce that Tipton Ford Motors is donating a 2021 Ford Bronco Sport to be raffled as part of our annual Zoofari fundraiser.  Tickets are now on sale for $100 and can be purchased at the […]

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Cassowary Chicks Hatch

Gladys Porter Zoo staff is ecstatic to announce that we once again had three baby cassowaries hatch. It had been 24 years since our last successful cassowary brood hatched an egg, which was in 1997.  Since Irwin aka Junior, our 6 year old male cassowary, is a first time dad, we want to wish him a Happy Father’s […]

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Zoo Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Social Media Campaign

On September 3rd, 2021, the Gladys Porter Zoo will be celebrating its 50th anniversary. It was on a Friday in 1971 that the Zoo lifted its gate to the public for the first time. To celebrate its 50th birthday, the Gladys Porter Zoo will be launching a social media campaign, which aims to highlight the wonderful community […]

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Two Sharks Debut at Zoo

Since the Gladys Porter Zoo opened in 1971, it has never been the home to nurse sharks, which can grow up to 13 feet. We are excited to announce that we added two males to our collection on January 25th! These two male nurse sharks were brought from the Mississippi Aquarium and are now living […]

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