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February 2017

We are turning the spotlight on Berlin

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March 2017

Learn how pollinators are important to us and essential for many of the foods we love to eat!   Discover what kinds of insects and even birds are pollinators at Zootastik Learning Fest on Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12. We will have informational brochures available on planting flowers and bushes to attract pollinators.  Kids will also have an opportunity to make “seed flower bombs” to take home to attract butterflies to their own backyard or school. Zootastik Learning Fest…

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Catch a superhero at the Zoo

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Do camels really store water in their humps? How many toenails does a llama have? Find out the answers to these questions and many more at Species Spotlight. On Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26 join us for a Zookeeper chat on camels at 11:30 am followed by a llama Zookeeper chat at 1 pm. To get an even closer view of llamas, check out the llama walk at 1:30 pm. Be sure to grab your camel and llama trading cards and collect them all…

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Celebrate with our chimpanzee youngsters

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Volunteer open house at the ZOO

Do you have a passion for people, animals, and nature? This is the perfect time to get involved! Fill out the Adult Volunteer Application form and join us at the open house! Please submit your application to save your place at the open house.

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April 2017

Catch baseball fever at Royals Day at the Zoo

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Join the Kansas City Zoo in support of Autism Awareness on Sunday, April 2. This event welcomes families affected by autism spectrum disorder to enjoy a day at the Zoo. The Zoo will provide FREE admission to people with Autism and reduced admission of $6 per person for those accompanying them at the Zoo.  The day will feature quiet rooms, animal presentations, crafts, & more from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

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We are celebrating Mother Earth with a Party for the Planet. Join us for Earth Day activities on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and participate in conservation programs you can do at home. Zootastik Learning Fest activities will be all about our Earth.   Join our Party for the Planet!

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Scout Day

April 15-16

Boy and Girl Scouts receive free admission on Scout Day

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Join us for Species Spotlight on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23  to learn more about our hogs and animals in the Kopje exhibits, located near lions. Check out special Zookeeper Chats and stop by the lobby to collect your Species Spotlight trading cards. All activities complimentary with Zoo admission. Special thanks to Delta Dental for sponsoring this event.  

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Join us for sea-sational fun!

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We are honoring teachers with free admission

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