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Real-Estate The Houston Zoo is a 55 acre zoological park located within Hermann Park in Houston, Texas, United States. Housing over 4,500 animals belonging to over 900 species, the zoo receives 1.6 million visitors each year and is the seventh most visited zoo in the nation (Isnt that awesome!) The zoo is accredited by The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry. The Houston Zoo was first established in September 1922 in Sam Houston Park, near downtown and then was relocated to its present day location in Herman Park (I wonder how they relocated the animals). Its first zookeeper was Hans Nagle, who began working at Hermann Park in 1922 and later became the Houston Zoo’s first director when it formed in 1925 (Now thats what I am talking about!). The zoo supports forty SSP conservation projects that assist in the survival of threatened wildlife and habitats. Wildlife conservation projects include the Houston Toad, Wyoming Toad, golden frog, Attwater’s Prairie Chicken, chimney swift, Bornean orangutans and Asian elephants, Komodo dragon, Siberian tiger, Spectacled bear, Snow leopard, Gorilla and numerous other endangered animals. The zoo is served by bus service provided by Metro and an offsite station on the Redline of the METRORail light rail system. The Houston zoo is one of the major attractions of Houston for young and for the old. Other attractions of the Herman Park near the zoo include Hermann Park Jogging Trail, Japanese Garden, Fragrance Garden, Fishing at Bob’s Fishing Pier on McGovern Lake (You must be under 12 years old or over 65 years old and bring your own equipment), Chinese Pagoda and many more. The residential areas in Herman Park boast multi-million dollar homes and a number of high-rise and mid-rises. Some luxurious apartments include Amalfi at Herman Park, Esplanade, The Plaza at Museum district etc. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: