Latest Kansas City Zoological Park Stories

2014-04-30 23:15:27

Engage Mobile and the Kansas City Zoo team up with Google Glass to capture a day in the life of a penguin keeper at the Helzberg Penguin Plaza. Kansas City,

2009-01-14 19:42:52

A patron at Missouri's Kansas City Zoo has complained about the zoo's Buddha statues, calling them infuriating to God. David Engle said he was shocked when he saw zoo visitors rubbing the heads and bellies of two smiling Buddha statues at the entrance to the zoo's Tiger Trail area while visiting the attraction with his family, the Kansas City Star reported Wednesday. Engle, a Christian, described the presence of the statues as idolatry and infuriating to God. We can't have a cross or a...

2008-08-04 03:00:18

By Carrie Coppernoll, The Oklahoman Aug. 4--The revamped Children's Zoo exhibit at the Oklahoma City Zoo will be much the same as the old exhibit -- same size, same location and the same animals. However, the goal will be much different.

2008-06-25 18:00:00

The head of the Kansas City Zoo says her food budget is being strained as the price of everything from hay to bananas and live mice keeps going up. Curator Liz Harmon told The Kansas City (Mo.).

2008-06-20 06:00:23

By Matt Campbell, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 20--Big cats in zoos tend to just lounge around, looking bored. But spots became blurs Thursday as three cheetahs at the Kansas City Zoo raced after their prey.

2008-03-04 12:05:10

A male scimitar-horned oryx from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Va., is playing an important role in ensuring the species does not vanish from the planet.

2007-01-03 14:50:31

A pair of scimitar-horned oryxes from the Kansas City Zoo are among six from North America and four from Europe that are being reintroduced in Tunisia, the animals' native scrubland where they have been wiped out.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.