Tag: Gladys Porter Zoo

Gladys Porter Zoo launches social media campaign with the help of YouTubers

With zoos all over the world struggling to make ends meet due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gladys Porter Zoo launched a social media...

Halloween gets booed this year? COVID-19 could put a damper on the holiday

As the COVID-19 numbers continue to drop throughout the country, and in the Rio Grande Valley, community members are still unsure about whether or...

Back to the Animals: Zoo reopens to general public on Monday

The Gladys Porter Zoo began rolling out a members-only soft reopening on Thursday and will open to the general public starting Monday. Reservations through an...

Zoo invites community to celebrate baby gorilla’s first birthday

The Gladys Porter Zoo invites the community to be part of the birthday celebration for gorillas Margaret and Mbundi’s first baby, Burchfield, which will...

Gladys Porter Zoo closed until further notice

The Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville announced Tuesday that the zoo will be closed until further notice. The zoo announced the closing on its Facebook...

Gladys Porter Zoo to remain closed until further notice

Gladys Porter Zoo released the following statement via Facebook: Effective immediately, the Gladys Porter Zoo will remain closed to the public until further notice. The health...

Zoo to give Christmas gifts to animals

To celebrate the Christmas season the Gladys Porter Zoo will host its annual Animal Play Day — when keepers will give gifts to the...

Gladys Porter Zoo introduces brother warthogs

  The Gladys Porter Zoo welcomed two new warthogs, brothers Rollo and Leonardo, to the zoo last week from Indianapolis. The brothers, who are currently about...

New kids in the flock; Baby flamingos join Zoo family

Ten baby American Pink Flamingos have joined the flock at the Gladys Porter Zoo, the largest addition in recent years and easy to identify. Like...

Boo at the Zoo

The Gladys Porter Zoo will kick off its 30th annual “Boo at the Zoo” today from 6 to 9 p.m. where the community can...