Zoo News

8/24/2016

Raptors Take Flight after Rehabilitation at the Great Plains Zoo

Two rehabilitated American Kestrels were released back into the wild today at Good Earth State Park...

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8/23/2016

Oliver the Penguin Helps Zoo Supporters Create Original Piece of Artwork

Oliver, one of the Great Plains Zoo’s Humboldt Penguins, created a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork on Monday...

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7/27/2016

Winners Announced in Zoo's Hy-Vee

The Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History has selected the winners of its annual Hy-Vee “Name the Baby” contest

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6/16/2016

Zoo Issues Public Notice About Wild Bat

A bat found on a public sidewalk at the Great Plains Zoo has tested positive for rabies.

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5/24/2016

Sammons Financial Group Donates $150,000 to Zoo’s Brown Bear Exhibit Renovation

The Great Plains Zoo today announced that Sammons Financial Group has given a $150,000 gift to the Zoo’s Brown Bear exhibit.

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5/19/2016

Great Plains Zoo Welcomes Three Rare Red Wolf Pups

Three Red Wolf pups were born at the Great Plains Zoo, the Zoo announced today. Red Wolves are a critically endangered species.

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