Sedgwick County Zoo

Klyde the rhino
Sedgwick County Zoo
KNSS News
September 06, 2020 - 7:39 am
Klyde died unexpectedly Saturday after he went on exhibit at the zoo.
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KNSS News
August 14, 2020 - 1:42 pm
Lois, 22, a reticulated giraffe, passed away Thursday, August 13.
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Giraffe passes away at the Sedgwick County Zoo
Lou Alexander
KNSS News
July 22, 2020 - 7:58 am
The Sedgwick County Zoo announced that Twiga, a 26-year-old reticulated giraffe, has passed away. Twiga was born in 1994 at Sedgwick County Zoo and she had 5 calves, all contributing to the survival of her species. Twiga had developed chronic ailments such as osteoarthritis of the feet and legs,...
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Coronavirus; tiger
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KNSS News
April 06, 2020 - 11:44 am
Bronx Zoo: a Malayan tiger has tested positive for COVID-19; Sedgwick County Zoo responds
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KNSS News
February 29, 2020 - 1:33 pm
Starting tomorrow, the Sedgwick County Zoo will prohibit smoking and vaping on the grounds during normal business hours
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KNSS News
October 24, 2019 - 9:06 am
The Sedgwick County Zoo has announced a new brand identity as part of the ongoing implementation of the Zoo’s Strategic Master Plan. The new logo was created by branding firm Gardner Design. “Sedgwick County Zoo is such an amazing asset to the region. We are so excited to be their strategic...
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May 25, 2019 - 9:43 am
Tiger and lion pelts seized from wildlife traffickers have been donated to zoos in Topeka and Wichita. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Friday that his office donated pelts that were seized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service during investigations of a black market for hides and other parts...
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May 04, 2019 - 8:49 am
The Sedgwick County Zoo’s Reed Family Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley habitat was announced as the second place winner in the 2019 USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for Best Zoo Exhibit. Omaha Zoo’s Lied Jungle took the top honor. This is one of many awards that the...
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May 03, 2019 - 4:41 pm
The Sedgwick County Zoo’s Reed Family Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley habitat was announced as the second place winner in the 2019 USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for Best Zoo Exhibit. Nominees were chosen by an expert panel and voted on by the public. SCZ’s elephants...
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MCT
January 30, 2019 - 11:33 am
Commissioners approved $6 million in funding over the next three years to replace the County-owned entryway and administrative building at the Sedgwick County Zoo. According to the Sedgwick County Zoological Society, the County funding will be combined with $9 million in privately raised funds to...
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