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Get Buggy at the Houston Zoo

If you didn’t get your fill of mosquitoes at the Great Texas Mosquito Festival, check out Extreme Bugs at the Houston Zoo. Gigantic animatronic bugs up to 60 times larger than their living counterparts will entertain the whole family in the “Extreme Bug” exhibit. 206 more words

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A Very Nice Day in Houston

I’m sitting at the airport (in a bar), watching my flight get delayed later and later (drinking wine), so I figured I would grab my phone and write a post about the wonderful day I had yesterday. 482 more words

Life List: Pet a Giraffe

Giraffes became my favorite animal in the spring of 2011. I was a high school teacher then, and we took the students on a field trip to the Houston Zoo. 396 more words

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Pregnant Elephant at Houston Zoo Miscarries Twins

(HOUSTON) — We have sad news to report from the Houston Zoo. A pregnant elephant named Tess has miscarried twin calves.

Tess was nearly halfway through her pregnancy when she miscarried overnight. 99 more words


Animal Cops in Houston Seize Snakes~What do they know or will they do with these animals?!?

“Constable’s office authorities said the owner didn’t appear to have deliberately mistreated the snakes, so it’s unlikely she’ll face any criminal charges.” Cruelty charges for what?!? 562 more words

Update: Senior Bucket List

It’s the spring semester! Which means…. I’m running out of time to check things off the list. Well friends, here’s my update:

1. Frat hop with the best of them.  381 more words


15 Large Pythons Rescued in the Heights Abused by Owner, Deputies Say

(HOUSTON) — More than a dozen snakes were removed from a woman’s property in the Heights, prompting a police investigation.

Harris County Precinct 1, along with the Houston SPCA and the Houston Zoo were called to a home near 610 and Dunham where… 112 more words