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Save money at the Houston Zoo

By Katy Magazine

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Baby elephant, Baylor, was recently born at the Houston Zoo. Photo by Brian Hill.

Looking for something fun to do this summer with your family? Make plans to go to the Houston Zoo. There is always fun and excitement to be found at the Houston Zoo and when you plan your trip in advance you can save money. Visit the Katy Fiesta’s courtesy booth (or any Fiesta) for discount tickets to the Houston Zoo. Just one extra stop can save you money! Also, if you ride the METRO and you plan to purchase your tickets at the gate present your METRO pass and you will save a dollar on each ticket. Every little bit can help!

This month has brought major zoo news along with the Houston summer weather! After a pregnancy lasting almost 23 months Shanti, an Asian elephant delivered a healthy, 348-pound baby boy named Baylor. Now the McNair Asian Elephant Habitat is currently closed to the public until the elephant care team has seen signs that Baylor is settling into his new home. But you can follow the scoop on their website http://www.houstonzoo.org/.

You can always find your staple favorites at the Houston Zoo. From birds to primates, fish and cheetahs and so much more there is always something wild going that the family will love! Beginning Memorial Day weekend the Houston Zoo is opening a Dinosaur exhibit. Summer is always a great time to see what is going on at Houston hot spots. Take a few minutes to look at the websites of the Houston area museums. You can access them all easily at the following site http://www.houstonmuseumdistrict.org/.

Be sure to look at what’s going on a check out look into discount and special offer opportunities. By looking into things in advance you save money and make sure you don’t miss out something fun! Have fun this Summer by making some plans! Have you found any great deals at Katy/Houston area hot spots? Share what you found in a comment below.