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Latest Sedgwick County Zoo Stories

2008-07-24 15:00:45

By Joe Stumpe, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 24--Four Hispanic bands playing as many styles of music will turn the Sedgwick County Zoo into La Pachanga -- a "lively party" -- Saturday night. Most seats will probably be filled by Hispanic fans already familiar with the performers.

2008-07-15 03:00:21

By Joe Stumpe, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 15--Schanee Anderson has been curator of education at the Sedgwick County Zoo for five years, following stints at zoos in Manhattan and her hometown of Omaha.

2008-07-05 03:00:15

By Beccy Tanner, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 5--Food costs have gone up for the zoo's 400 species If you think it's hard trying to feed your brood all the necessary daily food groups while living on a strict budget, try coping with these 2,000 hungry mouths to feed.

2008-06-21 03:00:11

By Beccy Tanner, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jun. 21--WILD ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS At Tanganyika Wildlife Park, visitors can stroll past Bengal tigers, Indian rhinos and kookaburras, just as they could at a zoo.

2008-02-08 00:00:00

Two Komodo dragons have hatched at the Sedgwick County Zoo, apparently without the fertilization of a male.

2006-11-23 03:00:42

By Barbara J. Isenberg, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Nov. 23--Sedgwick County Zoo ranks highly in comparison to zoos across North America, director Mark Reed told county commissioners Wednesday.


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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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