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There is always a new adventure at the Kansas City Zoo.  Click to read some articles so that you can have the latest scoop on events, renovations or find out more about your friends at the Zoo.


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Kansas City Zoo
May 20, 2015
The Kansas City Zoo’s newest exhibit, Orangutan Canopy, is set to open on Friday, May 22 at 9:30 a.m.
Kansas City Zoo
May 14, 2015
The Kansas City Zoo’s cheetahs are “vanishing” on Friday, May 15 as part of a national effort to highlight the growing extinction crisis.
May 14, 2015
Coming out of hibernation just in time for spring, the Kansas City Zoo is welcoming new bears!
Kansas City Zoo
May 8, 2015
What better way to celebrate Mom than with a relaxing day at the Zoo? Moms will receive FREE admission on Sunday, May 10, but the treats don’t stop there.
Kansas City Zoo
May 1, 2015
Head out to the Kansas City Zoo this weekend for Family Fun Fiesta! We've partnered with Mattie Rhodes Center for two days of festivities on Saturday, May 2...