Kansas City Zoo

Voted one of America’s Best Zoos in 2008, this 202 acre zoo was founded in 1909 and has something for the entire family.  Extensive renovations began in 2005 and in 2010 a new polar bear exhibit, Polar Bear Plunge, was introduced.  This exhibit has both indoor and outdoor viewing areas where zoo guests can watch Nikita and Berlin antics.  Last fall penguins were introduced with the opening of the Helzberg Penguin Plaza.

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