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Saint Louis Zoo

Forest Park St. Louis, MO 63110 | St. Louis - Forest Park | 314-781-0900

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One of America's most popular zoos, the Saint Louis Zoo features a dazzling array of animals in modern settings, a children's zoo, Penguin and Puffin Coast, the Insectarium, the River's Edge and several other unique displays.


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  • Calendar: Highlights
    Get into the ghoulish spirit with thirteen nights of bats, haunted houses, ghostly photo ops and straw mazes during the Saint Louis Zoo's festive event Boo at the Zoo. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m....
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    If you're tired of spending your weekly happy hour with the same anti-party animals, then the Saint Louis Zoo (314-646-4771 or www.stlzoo.org) has the solution, as well as the animals, to...
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    It likely comes as no big surprise that animals are super into Earth Day. After all, they dwell outdoors, sans formal dwellings, and they pride themselves on being pretty in tune with their...
  • Daily RFT: Animals
    A trip to the Saint Louis Zoo just isn't complete without watching the penguins and puffins swim and squawk, so it was a real bummer when their exhibit closed last summer during construction...
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    Remember turning 21? A milestone birthday for sure, and perhaps you spent it at a public house, drinking legally for a change. Or were you feted with cereal, melons, bananas, popcorn and...
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    The nights are getting colder, which is all the excuse anyone ever needs for hot chocolate. But if you want to earn that cocoa, you'll get out in the cold for a few hours so those cheeks are...
  • Daily RFT: Animals
    The Saint Louis Zoo has some big ass news. Five Somali wild asses gave birth to five baby asses -- that's record ass, you know -- between August 19 and October 15 at the zoo. A critically...
  • Gut Check: From the Desk of Gut Check
    Summer is coming to a close, but there's still one more Jammin' at the Zoo event. If you missed the first one, you can catch drinks, live music, food and of course, animals tonight, August...
  • Gut Check: Beer
    St. Louis has one of the best zoos in the country -- not to mention it's free -- and it's a summer staple for families. However, the St. Louis Zoo (Forest Park, 314-781-0900) is looking to...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    If the last time you visited the Saint Louis Zoo you arrived on a school bus with a packed lunch in hand, then you're due for a revisit. And rather than join the masses on an oh-so-popular...
  • Gut Check: Weekend Best Bets
    This weekend's food events and festivals include a crab fest at Broadway Oyster Bar, PrideFest 2013 downtown, Farm Dog, and the grand opening celebration of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new...
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    In Florian Schulz's book To the Arctic, a companion to the IMAX 3-D film of the same name, readers are taken on a panoramic photo journey that digs beneath the snow and ice to reveal an...
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    Our Saint Louis Zoo isn't just a top-tier destination for families looking to spend an enjoyable day out among the animals; it's also a great resource for general learning and the serious...
  • Daily RFT: Animals
    This is Raja the elephant. He lives at the Saint Louis Zoo with his three daughters, Jade, Maliha and Kenzi. Today's his twentieth birthday. The zoo held a birthday party in his honor...
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    It's uncertain who was behind the big PR push to heighten the profile of the penguin, but those little tuxedo-clad birds have never been more popular. What's not to like? The funny walk, the...
  • Daily RFT: Lists
    With the long weekend upon us, no doubt you've got some cheapy freeloaders crashing on your couch, looking to you for entertainment. Here are eight great diversions to while away the time,...
  • Daily RFT: Animals
    The population of the Saint Louis Zoo increased by two over the winter, but the cuteness factor just grew exponentially. Kasbeth the Matschie's tree kangaroo and Conundrum the red kangaroo...
  • Gut Check: Weekend Best Bets
    Friday (June 15): Third Friday Party @ Third Degree Glass Factory Sip mojitos, eat south-of-the-border themed small plates such as loaded nachos with green chili chicken, meet Aladdin and...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Dreaming of a White Christmas? While no one can promise you snow (or snow days, for that matter) the folks at the St. Louis Zoo in Forest Park (314-781-0900 or www.stlzoo.org) invite you to...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    It's difficult to believe that the little elephant who captured our hearts -- and whose birth we watched about a thousand times on that video display near the old elephant enclosure -- is...
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    It's the most wonderful time of the year for residents of the St. Louis Zoo's Penguin and Puffin Coast. Today at 2 p.m. the King and Gentoo Penguins will don their Sunday best tuxedos, step...
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    Halloween can get a little adult in nature, what with the popularity of gore and the increasingly sexy costumes. If you have younger goblins around the house and no desire to scar them for...
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    As varied as the animals at the zoo, so too are their interests. Some, like the cheetah, enjoy snappy music with a good beat, while others, including the sea lions, are partial to classic...
  • Gut Check: Guess Where I'm Eating
    All right, since apparently I've spoiled you with the possibility of a prize, we're going to try this picture from last month again, this time with a carrot dangled in front of your...
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    As difficult as it is to believe, the Saint Louis Zoo in Forest Park (314-781-0900 or www.stlzoo.org) is 100 years old — it seems so young and vibrant. To celebrate this momentous...

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