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Admission: $13 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $13 Adult | $8 Child

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Blank Park Zoo Blog

Posted on 10/25/2016 at 07:33 PM by Ryan Bickel

A rhino calf was born on October 11, 2016 to Ayana the eastern black rhino that came to Blank Park Zoo in 2012. Kiano th...

Posted on 10/21/2016 at 10:17 AM by Blog Author

Marija Pecuvcic came to the United States, following her daughter’s footsteps, in 1997. As Marija settled into her...

Posted on 08/04/2016 at 04:10 PM by Blog Author

Ivory, is hard white material found in the tusks and teeth of mammals. While ivory can be found in mammoths, hippos, som...

Posted on 08/02/2016 at 02:24 PM by Blog Author

This July, I was fortunate enough to spend a few days at the International Crane Foundation (ICF) in Baraboo, Wisconsin,...

Posted on 06/22/2016 at 10:30 AM by Blog Author

Blank Park Zoo’s Plant.Grow.Fly. is continuing the effort to help our native pollinators. We are honored to partne...

Posted on 05/09/2016 at 10:53 AM by Blog Author

Your Zoo is Saving Animals From Extinction.  We are facing one of the greatest extinction events since the loss of...

Posted on 04/27/2016 at 03:08 PM by Blog Author

Saturday, April 9th, our Family Nature Club met up with Polk County Conservation at Yellow Banks Park to take a closer l...

Posted on 04/06/2016 at 12:00 AM by Blog Author

As things warm up outside, we are getting very excited for our upcoming Family Nature Club activities scheduled for this...

Posted on 04/05/2016 at 12:00 AM by Blog Author

Did you know fewer than 10% of the approximately 2,800 animal exhibitors licensed by the USDA are AZA accredited? (aza.o...

Posted on 02/16/2016 at 11:20 AM by Blog Author

The author exploring at age 7. My family came to Iowa in 1996, when I was 3 and half years old. I remember driving up t...
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