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African Savannah

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Asian Cats

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Birds, Bugs & Amphibians

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Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm

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Endangered Animals

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From Anteaters to Zebras, the Great Plains Zoo cares from more than 1,000 animals from 137 species. Visitors can view almost of the Zoo’s animals year-round, including Snow Monkeys in a national award-winning Snow Monkey exhibit. View animals from around the world, including animals from 43 Species Survival Plans.  

  • Love this zoo! Great place to get a walk in and the animals are everywhere! The museum/indoor part is very educational too. Has a lot of shade for when it's hot out. Very clean. Friendly staff.

    Taylor F.
  • We love to visit the zoo. They have great outdoor exhibits and lots to do inside as well. Great for kids and adults.

    Robin A.
  • Lots of great exhibits and animals to see! Fun gift shop and learning center.

    Stephanie N.
  • The museum gives you a break from the sun on hot summer days and has a great selection of animal exhibits from around the world.  The zoo keeps growing and adding new animal habitats or improving existing ones.  Membership offers reciprocal benefits to other zoos around the country.

    Bill T.