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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