Gladys Porter Zoo announces new changes in schedule


BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KVEO) — The Gladys Porter Zoo has announced another change to their hours of operation.

The change comes a week after the zoo began half-days last week.

Officials said attendance continued to drop causing the change in order to conserve zoo funds.

Effective Monday, July 20, the zoo will be open on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. During the weekend, the zoo will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Safety measures continue to remain in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Facial covers are required for entry and while inside buildings and within six feet of other guests or staff and a one-way route around the zoo is in place to better allow for social distancing.

For more information you can visit the Gladys Porter Zoo website.

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