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Zoo Mission
The mission of the Blank Park Zoo is to inspire an appreciation of the natural world through conservation, education and recreation.
Financial Documents
View Blank Park Zoo's Annual Reports, Audits and IRS Form 990.

Zoo News
Find out the latest news happening at the Zoo.

Zoo History
Blank Park Zoo has been a part of the Des Moines metro community since 1963. Read about the highlights in the Zoo's exciting history.

Conservation Activities
Find out about Coins for Conservation, the Conservation Committee and how you can help save the environment.

Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)
Blank Park Zoo is pleased to be the only AZA accredited zoo in the state of Iowa. Learn about the mission and importance of being a part of the AZA organization. 

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