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Animals, Zoos & More

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Volunteering with the KC Pet Project

Volunteering with the KC Pet Project

The story of one teen's summer helping the Kansas City Pet Project, a no-kill animal shelter.

Web Exclusives 2013
The Wild, Wild West

The Wild, Wild West

Yee Haw! If you're looking for a rip roarin' good time with old-fashioned fun, then look no further! This is your guide to Wild, Wild West fun:

September 2013
Discovering Agriculture in Kansas City

Discovering Agriculture in Kansas City

Visit a local farm or garden to learn more about agriculture in Kansas City.

March 2013
Penguins are Here!

Penguins are Here!

Perhaps the most anticipated new Kansas City attraction of 2013, the Helzberg Penguin Plaza at the Kansas City Zoo is open! The state-of-the-art exhibit is KC's newest must-see attraction.

Fall-Winter 2013
Animal Outings in Kansas City

Animal Outings in Kansas City

In Kansas City, we’re fortunate to have many terrific field trip opportunities to visit the animals. You can take a short trip to feed fish, or make it a day trip and learn about dairy farms.

Summer 2013
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

The Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead features many wonderful attractions to help children learn and appreciate animals, nature, and the outdoors.

Summer 2013
Discovering Dairy in KC

Discovering Dairy in KC

Kansas City kids can learn about dairy cows, farming, milk, cheese making, eggs and delicious dairy products at these local attractions.

May 2012
Top Reasons to Visit the KC Zoo this Winter

Top Reasons to Visit the KC Zoo this Winter

The Kansas City Zoo is one of our favorite winter outings... the animals are more playful, the exhibits are less crowded, admission is discounted, and the zoo offers great family events our kids love!

Winter 2012
A Sneak Peek at the Sea Life Aquarium

A Sneak Peek at the Sea Life Aquarium

Sea Life Kansas City just opened, and we were behind the scenes previewing this must see attraction! Discover the three favorite things about Sea Life straight from a KC kid!

April 2012
Hoots & Howls at the Kansas City Zoo

Hoots & Howls at the Kansas City Zoo

We ♥ the Kansas City Zoo year-round, but fall may be our absolute Fave! With tons of fun events, playful animals, super festive decorations, and terrific events like Boo at the Zoo and the Great Pumpkin Smash... what's not to love?

Fall-Winter 2012

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