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