It is performed on a daily basis at the […] You are invited to join us for our 1st Annual Ridley Rush 1 Mile Walk /Run. The bunnies will be available to pet and docents will be on hand to answer questions about the adorable animals.
This family fun run aims to raise awareness for the endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle. On Easter Sunday, only the […] Find a special Easter gift at our annual Easter Bazaar.
The Ridley Rush route will take you through the beautiful and scenic Gladys Porter Zoo as you experience what a baby sea turtle must endure […] The Gladys Porter Zoo, in conjunction with Orangutan Outreach and many Zoos across the nation, as well as volunteers from the Students Teaching Students program and enrichment program, will celebrate Mother’s Day this year by paying tribute to orangutan mothers with the Missing Orangutan Mothers campaign (M. The Bazaar features vendors with unique gifts, art, gourmet snacks, handmade jewelry and more. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Friends of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge and Zoo are hosting a special day to highlight the endangered ocelot.
Summer Safari classes have been especially designed to stimulate learning and encourage conservation.
Each day is packed with fun-filled activities such as puppet shows, games, stories, crafts, and tours.
For more information or to register for classes please call the education department at (956) 548-WILD (9453)The Herpetarium staff at the Gladys Porter Zoo is extremely pleased to announce that the pair of rare crocodiles who made a 2,000 mile road trip from Canada to Brownsville, Texas in October 2011 have produced their first offspring.
Enjoy games, a pizza party, an early morning outdoor breakfast and more! The minimum age level for a Starlight Sleepover is 7.
For more information or to register for […] Animal Play Days are scheduled events where Zoo animals are given an enrichment item that has a specific theme. the Zoo will spotlight conservation with fun activities, face painting, and contests for children.
The theme for this Animal Play Day is patriotic: red, white and blue. is to raise awareness […] Party for the Planet is the Zoo’s celebration of Earth Day where we bring eco-conscious members of the community together to help share the message of conservation. Local organizations will also be present to discuss […] The UTRGV College of Education will host a Children’s Play Day at the Gladys Porter Zoo in honor of the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Week of the Young Child™, which advocates for the importance of early- learning opportunities for all young children.Animal enrichment provides novel food and play items to stimulate and entertain zoo inhabitants. The purpose of the “Children’s Play Day” is […] Everyone is invited to “hop” on over to the Zoo’s bunny corral from a.m. The Bunny Corral, a visitor’s favorite, will be open across from Small World.The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that the Gladys Porter Zoo received Top Honors in AZA’s 2015 North American Conservation Award for its Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Binational Conservation Program.Go on an adventure with your child around the Zoo at the 13th Annual Kids Appreciation Day presented by H-E-B and News Center 23.Kids Appreciation Day coincides with National Kids Day, which is a day set aside each year to celebrate and honor America’s children by spending meaningful time with them.Every child receives a special […] Challenge your senses to observe nocturnal animals! It’s a sleepover in a nice air-conditioned building.