Zoo News

9/21/2016

Great Plains Zoo Welcomes African Wild Dogs

The Great Plains Zoo welcomes the arrival of two African Wild Dogs. Chili, an 11-year-old male, and Safia, a 6-year-old female.

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9/16/2016

Rare Eastern Black Rhino Calf Born at the Great Plains Zoo

A rare Eastern Black Rhino was born Monday, September 12 at the Great Plains Zoo.

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8/24/2016

Raptors Take Flight after Rehabilitation at the Great Plains Zoo

Two rehabilitated American Kestrels were released back into the wild today at Good Earth State Park...

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8/23/2016

Oliver the Penguin Helps Zoo Supporters Create Original Piece of Artwork

Oliver, one of the Great Plains Zoo’s Humboldt Penguins, created a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork on Monday...

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7/27/2016

Winners Announced in Zoo's Hy-Vee

The Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History has selected the winners of its annual Hy-Vee “Name the Baby” contest

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6/16/2016

Zoo Issues Public Notice About Wild Bat

A bat found on a public sidewalk at the Great Plains Zoo has tested positive for rabies.

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