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Outgoing Houston Zoo CEO Discusses the State of the Zoo and the Return of Gorillas

Posted on · Houston Zoo President and CEO Deborah Cannon is retiring this summer, after more than 10 years leading the organization. She joins Houston Matters to talk about her time at the zoo and how it’s changed. Cannon’s visit comes as the zoo unveils its new gorilla exhibit to the public. It’s been 11 years since the zoo has […]

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What’s New at the Zoo?

Posted on · You may have visited the Houston Zoo dozens of times, but have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes? We welcome your questions for Houston Zoo President and CEO Deborah Cannon and Beth Schaefer, Curator of Carnivores and Primates.