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Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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May 23, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (May 23, 2019) – Officials from Iowa’s Blank Park Zoo announced today the passing of Zuri, an elderly female giraffe. The giraffe was humanely euthanized on Wednesday due to several age-related chronic health conditions.

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April 8, 2019

A eastern black rhino calf was born at Blank Park Zoo on April 5, 2019. This is Ayana and Kiano's second calf.

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February 8, 2019

Ayana the rhino is pregnant with her second calf.

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August 31, 2018

Pupper, a California sea lion and long-time resident of Blank Park Zoo, passes away on August 30, 2018.

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August 15, 2018

A harbor seal was born at Blank Park Zoo on August 4, 2018.

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December 13, 2017

An update on the lion cubs.

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November 28, 2017

'Neema' gave birth to lion cubs on November 14, 2017 at Blank Park Zoo.

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June 16, 2017

Plant.Grow.Fly. to Plant Butterfly Garden on Iowa Capitol Complex

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June 15, 2017

Blank Park Zoo Cuts Ribbon on New Blumenthal Giraffe Pavilion
Blank Park Zoo’s latest expansion effort is a new 6,600 square foot giraffe pavilion

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June 12, 2017

Zoo Welcomes a Japanese Macaque Baby

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