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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Extended Hours

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The Lee Richardson Zoo will begin extended hours on Saturday, April 1, 2017.  The pedestrian entrance will be open from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily while the vehicle entrance will be open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Visitors may stay until 7:00 PM. The...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

New General Curator at the Zoo

Sarah Colman, General Curator

Lee Richardson Zoo has a new General Curator.  After a nationwide search, Sarah Colman was hired to fill this key leadership role at the zoo.  “Sarah stands out as someone whose experience and drive can help Lee Richardson Zoo...Read on... leerichardsonzoo.org
Posted on: March 10, 2017

KACEE Workshop: Environmental Education at the Zoo!

KACEE Workshop: Environmental Education

at the Zoo!

 

Online Registration Available

 

Register today for this fun, hands-on Environment Education (EE) workshop where you'll learn how to incorporate environmental education, the Kansas Green ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Asian Wild Horse Herd Grows

Asian wild horse, Ibaqa

Another Asian wild horse now calls Lee Richardson Zoo home. Ibaqa, a 9 year old female arrived Sunday, January 8, from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia. Ibaqa joins Berezhnei, a 20-year-old male, and Yelena, a 31-year-old female....Read on...

Posted on: December 2, 2016

New Lions

Male lions, Asani and Bantu

Lee Richardson Zoo is happy to welcome two young male African lions to Garden City.  Asani and Bantu, both 2 years old, arrived from Zoo Miami in Florida and made their first public appearance in Garden City on Thursday after having som...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Asian Wild Horses Arrive

Asian wild horses

Two Asian wild horses now call Lee Richardson Zoo home. Berezhnei, a 20-year-old male, and Yelena, a 31-year-old female, arrived Tuesday, November 1, from Dakota Zoo in Bismarck, North Dakota in cooperation with the Association of Zoos and Aquar...

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