The 
                    Gladys Porter Zoo is an oasis nestled in the
center of Brownsville, 
                    Texas. With 26 acres of lush tropical plants and
some 1,600 
                    animals, the Gladys Porter Zoo is known for its
successes 
                    in breeding endangered species of wildlife.
                
              
               
              
                 
                  
                  Gladys Porter Zoo in search of new docents for 2010
                    The Gladys Porter Zoo today announced its 2010
docent volunteer training schedule. The 6 week course begins on
January 12th at 7:00 p.m. with the 1st session on the history and
philosophy of the Zoo by Director Dr. Burchfield.  
                
              
              
              
                 
                  
                  ‘Tis the Season to Give a Zoo Membership
                    All of us at the Gladys Porter Zoo would like to
remind you of one of the simplest, yet most rewarding gifts out there:
a GPZ Membership. A gift membership is an ideal way to let friends and
family know how much you appreciate them.                     
                  
                
            
          
          
            
            
          
          
            
            
              
                
                
                  
                   
                    Animal Play Day  -Sunday, January 17th
                    Come watch as zookeepers give our animals a
special enrichment item to "play" with. Enrichment items
will be handed out in various forms, in animal exhibits throughout
Zoo. 
                  
                
              
          
          
            
            
              
              
                
                
              
                
                   Saturday Safari - Saturday Morning Fun! 
                    Enroll your child for Saturday Safari at the Zoo!

                            You can join, too! You should pre-register
to reserve 
                    your spots. Zoo tour is included in each class.  

                
              
              
              
            
          
          
            
            
          
      
      
       
        
          
           
             
             
              
                
                 
                  
                
                 
                  
                    Adults: 
                      $9.00 Children (2-13) $6.00
                      Children under 2 free 
                       
                                      
                
                 
                  
                    
                      Seniors 
                        (over 
                        65): $7.50 
                                      
                
                 
                  
                                      
                
                 
                  
                    Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                    Saturday - Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m           
      
                
                 
                   
                    Open 
                      365 Days a Year                  
                
                 
                  
                
                 
                  
                                      
                
                
                  
                
                
                  
                
              
           
          
              
    
    
      
      
    
    
     
       
         
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