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Houston Zoo, Houston

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A support line for at least 12 species' conservation programs, Houston Zoo is also home to more than 6,000 animals. The attraction is the tenth-largest zoo in North America and hosts more than 1.8 million visitors every year. Stop by the Masai giraffe area to meet the occupants up close and get a chance to feed them. Check out the 4-D movie experience, which adds mist and smells to an already thrilling 3-D film experience. Plan your Houston Zoo visit and explore what else you can see and do in Houston using our Houston trip planner.
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  • Had a very enjoyable day at Houston Zoo with family and friends. Plenty for the children to do and see. They fed the giraffes and went on the carousel. A nice day out for young and old. 
    Had a very enjoyable day at Houston Zoo with family and friends. Plenty for the children to do and see. They fed the giraffes and went on the carousel. A nice day out for young and old.  more »
  • First the negatives: no ticket windows. You have to reserve and buy on line. How was I to know? Parking is marginal. You have to pay extra (I didn't) for the aquatic attraction. The zoo experience is....  more
    First the negatives: no ticket windows. You have to reserve and buy on line. How was I to know? Parking is marginal. You have to pay extra (I didn't) for the aquatic attraction. The zoo experience is....  more »
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  • Very pretty zoo, clean bathrooms, and overall clean property. Amazing variety of animals, and the animals all seem enriched and content! The enclosure size for the animals is great! Loved the "Bug House" so many different species and its rare to see such good insect displays. Also very educational for people young and old! I would definitely recommend stopping by to see the animals! At the moment they also have a Prehistoric Life exhibit; its very cool and i really recommend checking it out!
  • Truly an amazing zoo!! Everything is so well kept. Super clean grounds. The animals are so loved by the staff. There are educational/informational plaques all the exhibits. Well laid out space. Plenty of seating if you need a break. Excellent place to learn and get exercise. Go enjoy and your ticket price will help care fir/feed the residents!!

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