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DICKERSON PARK ZOO

Visit Dickerson Park Zoo and you’re off on an adventure of discovery. You’ll see and learn about animals from around the world; and just by visiting, you’re already playing a part in the zoo’s conservation of animals.

See. Connect. Protect.

Dickerson Park Zoo connects people with animals to create adventures that encourage discovery and inspire conservation action.

Dickerson Park Zoo is a division of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board and an accredited member institution of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums.

Friends of the Zoo of Springfield, Missouri, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to help make Dickerson Park Zoo a first-class facility. Friends of the Zoo generates revenue to fund vital zoo projects and programs through various operations and activities. Two of the most important beneficiaries of Friends of the Zoo fundraising are the conservation education department and Dickerson Park Zoo’s field conservation support.

    Come Enjoy The Zoo Today

    SCAVENGER HUNTS & FUN ACTIVITY SHEETS

    Before you visit the zoo download and print one of our exciting scavenger hunts or a fun activity for your child(ren) or classroom.

    FUN ZOO AND ANIMAL FACTS

    100

    APPROXIMATE ACRES AT DICKERSON PARK ZOO

    16

    INCHES THE LENGTH OF A GIRAFFE'S TONGUE

    5

    MILES AWAY A LION'S ROAR CAN BE HEARD

    22

    MONTHS AN ELEPHANT IS PREGNANT

    Zoo Blog

    MEMBERSHIP

    $69

    DONATE

    HELP

    ADOPT AN ANIMAL

    $35

    BIRTHDAY'S AT THE ZOO

    $150/$200

    MEET & FEED ANIMALS

    Animal Encounters

    Facebook

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    Twitter

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    GOOGLE+

    14

    Flickr

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    YOUTUBE

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