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3 Reasons Why You Should Check Out The Houston Zoo

3 Reasons Why You Should Check Out The Houston Zoo

Zoos offer a great way to spend time with friends and family, learn about animals from all over the world, and even get some exercise! The Houston Zoo offers all of that and more with their many exhibits and special events that are perfect for the whole family. There is so much to do here, you may not be able to do it all in one day!

Here are a few of the reasons why you should visit:

They have a large variety of animals

If you are especially fond of elephants, they have them! Maybe you like to monkey around? Well, guess what, they have primates! This zoo has eleven different exhibits to explore with many different species to learn about.

There is a Children's Zoo

You do not need to worry about the young ones getting bored because the Children's Zoo has plenty of things to see and do with 40 exhibits, a playground, a water park, and a petting zoo. According to the zoo's official website, there is also a carousel, water park, and Nature Play area where kids can use their imagination and play in a natural play area. You can also feed giraffes during certain times.

They have plenty of dining and two gift shops available

When you are spending all day walking around, you are bound to get hungry. Luckily, The Houston Zoo has plenty of dining experiences to choose from. You can choose from different food trucks that offer Asian and BBQ cuisine, carts that offer sweet treats, or one of their cafes that offer an even larger variety of tastes. If you are looking for a souvenir, there are two different shops to choose from.

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