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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.

Squirrel Monkey

squirrel monkey


These tiny primates are no bigger than couple pounds and range over Central and South American tropical forests.  Ominvores, squirrel monkeys eat leaves, flowers, nuts and fruit, along with eggs and insects. You can find them at the KCZoo in the Discovery Barn.