Weather, minor maintenance or animal health issues may cause a change from day to day, so if you are coming to see a specific animal, please call 515-974-2501 in advance to verify it is on exhibit.
Aldabra Tortoises (viewable indoors)
Eland (off exhibit on colder days)
Gibbons (off exhibit on colder days)
Giraffe (viewable indoors, enter from north path near the rhino exhibit)
Kid's Kingdom (may be closed if weather is poor during winter)
Lion Cubs - Zookeepers are starting the process of introducing Neema, Kali, Jabari, and Asha to guests. If you visit Blank Park Zoo, you may be able to see how adorable they are. Please note that their visibility to the public is limited in nature, cannot be scheduled in advance and visitors are not guaranteed to see the cubs at this time. Neema and the cubs comfort level with visitors will determine the amount of time guests may observe them.
Rhinos (viewable indoors on colder days)