Animal Magnetism

Houston Zoo residents prove love isn't just for the birds and bees, Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day from the lovers at Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Elephant mating
Elephants in love, just one of many romantic duos at the Houston Zoo. Happy Valentine's Day! Photo by Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Chilean Flamingo
Chilean flamingos. Photo by Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Asian small-clawed otter
Asian small-clawed otters. Photo by Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Milkweed Leaf Beetle
Milkweed leaf beetles in a loving air. Photo by Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Northern Seahorse
Northern seahorses hooking up. Photo by Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Red River hog
Red River hogs. Photo by Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Elephant mating
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Chilean Flamingo
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Asian small-clawed otter
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Milkweed Leaf Beetle
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Northern Seahorse
Houston Zoo Valentine's, Feb. 2016, Red River hog

Compliments of the Houston Zoo and photographer Stephanie Adams, CultureMap wishes you a Happy Valentine's Day! 

From seahorses hooking up in a tail spin to colorful flamingos making that beautiful heart sign with their elongated necks, love is in the air at Houston Zoo.

Jackie Wallace, the zoo's director of public relations, reports that,  "elephants, sea lions, otters, meerkats and more get snuggly for Valentine’s Day."