The Houston Zoo will soon be home to a first-of-its-kind exhibit showcasing the wonderful wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. Exceeding its $150 million goal for the “Keep Our Wild World Centenary” fundraising campaign, zoo officials announced Friday, April 7, the opening date for the main exhibit, which they say will immerse visitors on Wednesday. reminiscent of unique archipelago landscapes and oceanic habitats. how to highlight efforts to preserve and protect it.
“The opening of our exhibit in the Galapagos Islands will be a landmark event, and we are excited to introduce these wonderful animals and the places they represent to the community,” Houston Zoo President and CEO Lee Emke said in a press release released Wednesday. “We hope this exhibit will inspire visitors to learn more about conservation and the zoo’s vital role in protecting these species for future generations.”