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Weekend Traffic

Due to the Great Inflatable Race in Swope Park, the Meyer entrance to the Zoo will be closed on Saturday April 20. Please use the 63rd Street or Elmwood entrance.

Gentoo Penguin


The third largest and the fastest swimming of the penguin species the Gentoo penguin inhabits the rocky outlying islands of Antarctica. These penguins are distinguished by the white stripe above their eyes. You can find our Gentoo penguins in Helzberg Penguin Plaza.