AAA Editor Notes
Houston Zoo is at 6200 Hermann Park Dr. in Hermann Park. Lions, gorillas, orangutans, chimpanzees, elephants and giraffes are perennial favorites among some 6,000 animals representing more than 800 species. The 55-acre park includes the African Forest, McGovern Children’s Zoo, Wortham World of Primates, Carruth Natural Encounters and Kipp Aquarium. Giraffe feedings and interactive keeper chats take place daily.
Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.