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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.


KC Zoo Ostrich


The blue-necked ostrich is the tallest and heaviest bird in the world; it’s also the fastest in a footrace. These enormous flightless birds are among the most recognizable members of the bird family. You can find our ostrich on the plains in Africa.