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Animal Attraction: Click Away In The African Forest During "Photo Day" At The Houston Zoo

Animal Attraction:  Click Away In The African Forest During

Credit: Houston Zoo

by Stacy Fox

Posted on December 14, 2010 at 6:01 AM

Enjoy a day of photography and fun at the Houston Zoo’s Photo Day on Saturday, December 18, 2010.  It’s the first Photo Day to include the chimpanzees and rhinos in the Zoo’s newest addition The African Forest.
The Houston Zoo opens its gates 2 hours early at 7 a.m. on December 18 allowing Photo Day ticket holders to take advantage of the morning light to capture memorable shots of some of the Zoo’s early risers.
Photo Day ticket holders can enjoy a continental breakfast and can take advantage of advantage of specially scheduled photo opportunities, or just roam the Zoo grounds at their leisure taking photos of all the Houston Zoo has to offer until our normally scheduled closing time of 6 p.m.
For more information and to purchase tickets visit
See and download a Zoo map to plan your Photo Day itinerary at
What:              Photo Day
Where:            Enter Gate 5 – Brown Education Center at the Houston Zoo
When:             7 a.m. Saturday December 18, 2010
Photo Day Schedule
7 a.m. – 8 a.m.            Free roaming photo access to Zoo grounds and all outside exhibits
8 a. m. – 8:30 a.m.      Animal enrichment activity at rhinos in The African Forest
8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.       Animal enrichment activity at giraffes in The African Forest
Photo Day Tickets
(Includes Zoo admission, continental breakfast, and scheduled photo activities)
Adult Member: $30
Child/Senior/Student Member: $20
Adult Non-Member: $40
Child/Senior/Student Non-Member: $30
Children under 4:  FREE

For more information and to purchase tickets visit

Source: The Houston Zoo  

Photo Credit: Houston Zoo