While zoo vets wrestle with family planning dilemmas for an orangutan and a lizard that is making but won’t lay eggs, Houston Zoo works to improve the lives of the other animals in its care.
Sat, 14 Jan 11.30am
A 22-month wait is almost over at Houston Zoo. Shanti the Asian elephant is due to give birth. But no-one knows exactly when it will happen and with her volatile temperament, the tension builds.
Fri, 20 Jan 6.30pm
An ocelot with a mystery illness needs major surgery at Houston Zoo. Meanwhile, two-week old baby Asian elephant Baylor is allowed out into the yard with the other elephants for the first time.
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