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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

Party For The Planet!

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The Lee Richardson Zoo is expecting over 1,200 students from Garden City and surrounding communities at the zoo’s Earth Day Celebration on April 19, 2017. The annual Party for the Planet runs from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM and is open to the public. Sp...Read on...

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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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Red Panda Born

Den camera picture of red panda cub

Lee Richardson Zoo is very happy to announce the birth of a red panda cub. Ember, the zoo’s 6 year old female red panda, gave birth to the cub on August 20, 2016. Mother and cub are doing well. This is Ember’s third litter.

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