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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 24 endangered species.

  • 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 FSioux Falls
  • 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
  • A really great zoo featuring some exotic species and I liked the focus on conservancy/breeding to preserve species for the rhinos. The safari area's cheetah was awesome to see. During a week day going, it was quite open to walk around and enjoy without too much crowding.

    Joseph H
  • 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