Tag: Gladys Porter Zoo

Christmas Tradition: GPZ prepares for Zoo Lights and Nights, Holiday Express

Gladys Porter Zoo will hold its annual Zoo Nights and Lights, although it will be different this year because of the coronavirus. There won't be...

December Creations: Ambriz brought Zoo Nights & Lights to life

The Gladys Porter Zoo's famous Zoo Nights and Lights illuminated characters trace their origins to maintenance supervisor Natividad "Naty" Ambriz, who started making them...

Gladys Porter Zoo prepares to open OtterBahn

Brownsville’s beloved Gladys Porter Zoo has weathered the COVID-19 pandemic with minimal staff and far less funding than would be normally available to provide...

Weekend events designed to help save ocelots

Some will run, some will eat and others will enjoy a live auction this weekend in an effort to help the conservation efforts of...

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...