On June 2, 2017 the Zoo will close early at 2 p.m. in preparation for Jazzoo the Zoo's largest fundraiser. Only Africa will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Helzberg Penguin Plaza will be open from 8:00 a.m. to noon. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Committed to Conservation

The Kansas City Zoo is deeply committed to sponsoring and raising awareness to conservation programs to preserve our world for generations to come.

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