Zoo News


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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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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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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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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Free Admission for Moms During Midco Discount Day at the Great Plains Zoo

Moms will receive an early Mother’s Day gift thanks to Midco and the Great Plains Zoo during Midco Discount Day.

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Kids Make Valentines for Zookeepers and More at Great Plains Zoo’s Valentine’s Day Celebration

Royal princesses and knights in shining armor will take over the Great Plains Zoo’s Here Be Dragons exhibit this Valentine’s Day.

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