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Memphis Commercial Appeal
June 22indefinitely. Commissioner James W. Moore said Parks Supt. H.S. Lewis would be
June 22
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
indefinitely. Commissioner James W. Moore said Parks Supt. H.S. Lewis would be asked to inspect a primate house at the Kansas City Zoo during early July. "We won't do anything at least until we get an idea on how that project works out," he... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Father’s Day events for the whole familyExpocentre 1 Expocentre Dr Topeka, KS Body Worlds exhibit at Union Station f
Father’s Day events for the whole family
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 10 days ago
Expocentre 1 Expocentre Dr Topeka, KS Body Worlds exhibit at Union Station free entry for Dads, with purchase of another admission *The Kansas City Zoo, Powell Gardens and The Truman Library are also offering specials fo... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
KC Zoo works to keep guests, animals comfortable during extreme heatThe Kansas City Zoo has to make sure its animals and its human visitors stay co
KC Zoo works to keep guests, animals comfortable during extreme heat
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 10 days ago
The Kansas City Zoo has to make sure its animals and its human visitors stay cool on hot summer days, and that sometimes requires creativity. Misting fans are rolled into place throughout the zoo to offer visitors an opportunity to cool off. Guests... Read more
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The Examiner
Tuxedoed zoo ambassadors come to chamber lunchpenguins were the star performers at the Independence Chamber of Commerce month
Tuxedoed zoo ambassadors come to chamber lunch
The Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
penguins were the star performers at the Independence Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Wednesday, held at the Kansas City Zoo. Pachon – he’s named for a mountain in Peru – is the one you might have seen in TV ads for the zoo, said... Read more
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The Examiner
KC Zoo, schools partner for unique summer programIt's a common sight around the Kansas City Zoo in the spring and summer – large
KC Zoo, schools partner for unique summer program
The Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
It's a common sight around the Kansas City Zoo in the spring and summer – large groups of school-age children, often in matching shirts, bouncing around from exhibit to exhibit.But thanks to a partnership between the zoo and the Blue Springs School... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Sporting KC players recruit new training partnerssome new training partners on Saturday. Seth Sinovic and Brad Davis kicked a b
Sporting KC players recruit new training partners
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 15 days ago
some new training partners on Saturday. Seth Sinovic and Brad Davis kicked a ball around with some unexpected fans at the Kansas City Zoo. "We've never played with sea lions before so we're happy to do it," Sinovic said. The pair put in some... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Program lets high school students explore zoo careersThe Blue Springs School District has partnered with the Kansas City Zoo to help
Program lets high school students explore zoo careers
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
The Blue Springs School District has partnered with the Kansas City Zoo to help students explore careers while earning college credit. The zoo hopes this program can expand to other districts soon. Hannah Kioh is exploring her career options with a... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Mom Josie cuddles new baby orangutan in her arms as zoo-goers flock for first glimpsebaby close to her chest and the sight was one to melt hearts. Josie, who is 13
Mom Josie cuddles new baby orangutan in her arms as zoo-goers flock for first glimpse
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
baby close to her chest and the sight was one to melt hearts. Josie, who is 13, gave birth to the Bornean Orangutan at the Kansas City Zoo on May 23 and the two have been under close observation ever since. The baby Orangutan does not yet have a... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Baby orangutan goes on display at KC ZooA baby Bornean orangutan went on display Thursday at the Kansas City Zoo. It's
Baby orangutan goes on display at KC Zoo
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
A baby Bornean orangutan went on display Thursday at the Kansas City Zoo. It's the first orangutan to be born at the zoo in seven years. The male orangutan was born May 23. Zookeepers said the first-time mother, Josie, is doing a great job. "We... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Blue Springs High School juniors and seniors spend two weeks at zooKANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Blue Springs School District and the Kansas City Zoo tea
Blue Springs High School juniors and seniors spend two weeks at zoo
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Blue Springs School District and the Kansas City Zoo teamed up to offer 11th and 12th grade students the opportunity to spend 10 days experiencing the many career opportunities available at the zoo. The course began Monday,... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
3-old Sugar Glider from KC Zoo eats a treat on the morning show and it’s adorableAs part of FOX 4's monthly "Zoo To You" segment, a member of the Kansas City Zo
3-old Sugar Glider from KC Zoo eats a treat on the morning show and it’s adorable
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
As part of FOX 4's monthly "Zoo To You" segment, a member of the Kansas City Zoo brings an animal by the studio and shares what makes them so unique. On Tuesday, June 7, Randy Wisthoff brought 3-year-old Penelope. Penelope is a marsupial from... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
KC Zoo closing early Friday to prep for JazzooThe Kansas City Zoo will close early on Friday to prepare for the Jazzoo fundra
KC Zoo closing early Friday to prep for Jazzoo
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 24 days ago
The Kansas City Zoo will close early on Friday to prepare for the Jazzoo fundraiser. The African Plains section will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Helzberg Penguin Plaza, Tiger Trail and Australia will be open from 8 a.m. to noon. Other parts of... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Kansas City Zoo Director on possible changes to gorilla enclosures: “You just can’t be too safe”Act. Meanwhile, Cincinnati police said they are centering their investigation o
Kansas City Zoo Director on possible changes to gorilla enclosures: “You just can’t be too safe”
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 26 days ago
Act. Meanwhile, Cincinnati police said they are centering their investigation on the parents. Meanwhile, leaders of the Kansas City Zoo say they are taking a closer look at their enclosures after the incident. Kansas City Zoo Executive Director... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
KC Zoo weighs in on Cincinnati Zoo's decision to kill gorillamade the right call to put down its large silverback gorilla after a boy fell i
KC Zoo weighs in on Cincinnati Zoo's decision to kill gorilla
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 26 days ago
made the right call to put down its large silverback gorilla after a boy fell into the animal's exhibit this weekend, said Kansas City Zoo Director Randy Wisthoff. Wisthoff said the Kansas City Zoo would have made the same call. He said that... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
KC Zoo visitors confident of safety at gorilla exhibitIn the wake of the fatal shooting of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo, people wh
KC Zoo visitors confident of safety at gorilla exhibit
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 27 days ago
In the wake of the fatal shooting of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo, people who visited the Kansas City Zoo on Monday said they feel it’s a safe place. The Cincinnati Zoo’s director said Monday he stands by the decision to kill the gorilla to save... Read more

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