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Top 5 Reasons Why the Great Plains Zoo is a Hoot!

by Andy Harris

5. This is Aphrodite, a screech owl. LOTS of beautiful, interesting animals to see at the Great Plains Zoo!

4. Feed kale to a giraffe! There are 7 of them at the Great Plains Zoo.

3. The Hy-Vee Face to Face farm. There are camel rides, goat, duck and Koi fish feeding, and more!

2. Zookeeper Chats. Kids can learn more about their favorite animals and watch zookeepers feed albino alligators and flamingos.

1. Babies! Zola, a giraffe calf is 6 weeks old. Also, check out the zoo's new baby girl sheep.