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Experience The Elephants At The Houston Zoo May 18

Experience The Elephants At The Houston Zoo May 18

Elephant Open House At The Houston Zoo   Saturday, May 18, 2013 8:00 – 10:30 a.m. Elephant BarnMethai, Tess, Shanti, Tucker, Thai, Baylor and Tupelo invite you to explore their home – their very LARGE home!Do you ever wonder what a 10,000 pound animal eats every day?  Would you like to know what it takes […]

Bald Eagle Egg Pipping On Live Cam

Bald Eagle Egg Pipping On Live Cam

Some of you may have been following Wray and K01, the Bald Eagles who are expected to become proud parents and a live cam is set up to watch the big event…Today’s the day!  While it’s a few days later than originally anticipated, the first egg “pipping” (chick breaking out of the egg) has begun, […]

Baby Giraffe “Yao” Has Life Threatening Infection

Baby Giraffe “Yao” Has Life Threatening Infection

Houston Zoo veterinarians assisted by a Houston equine orthopedic specialist are treating Yao, a Masai giraffe born at the Zoo on Monday February 25 for a life threatening bone infection. One week after Yao’s birth, keepers noticed he was favoring his rear left leg.  Yao and his mother Neema were kept in a separate stall […]

New Houston Zoo Baby

New Houston Zoo Baby

Follow up to our post earlier today..submitted by the Houston Zoo: Hasani, one of the Houston Zoo’s male giraffes (born 8-10-09) gets a peek at Neema and Yao in the barn paddock at the McGovern Giraffe Exhibit in The African Forest. The paddock served as a nursery for Neema and Yao and allowed the rest […]

Kuma’s Korner Blog – Brazos Bend

Kuma’s Korner Blog – Brazos Bend

KUMA’S KORNER Blog  Told by Kuma & Written by Lorraine Bossé-Smith             Growing up in Colorado, I’m familiar with elk and moose of enormous size! My mom and I frequently encountered them on running and hiking trails. I’ve heard our area here in Texas doesn’t have moose or elk, but does have alligators. I’m not […]

Wildlife Conservation Series: Orangutan

Wildlife Conservation Series: Orangutan

As appreciative supporters of nature and wildlife, we at Houston PetTalk want to promote education and conservation of the world’s animal population. Each month in our print publication, we  bring you information on conservation efforts that are of special interest or have some connection to Houston through the Houston Zoo or other local organizers. In […]

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