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In consideration of the health of our guests, staff, and animals; we will be following guidelines listed on our website here: https://topekazoo.org/covid-19-updates/


We have come to cherish the kind notes from individuals about why they are continuing to support. Tell us why you #LoveYourZoo through our social media channels, by mailing us letters, or by sending emails to meganb@fotz.org.

Tiger, Patas Monkey and Giraffe Cams

Thanks to KTWU, enjoy live cameras of our Sumatran Tigers, Patas Monkeys, and Giraffes! Watch Now

1 day ago
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Happy #WorldElephantDay! While we truly celebrated on Saturday, we're going to mention them again because, well, they're kind of a big deal. We also celebrate these girls' birthdays on Elephant Day ... See more

3 days ago

We are LIVE at the African Lion habitat for World Lion Day!! #worldlionday

3 days ago

We are going LIVE at 10:15 for World Lion Day! Join us for some fun with Avus, Asante and Zuri!

5 days ago
Photos from Topeka Zoo's post

Happy #WorldElephantDay ! Today, it's all about the largest terrestrial mammal. Elephant numbers have dropped over 62% in just the last 10 year, mostly due to poachers seeking ivory but also for ... See more

1 week ago

When you don’t want to get out of bed but you smell breakfast....
#sniffsniff #lazyhedgehog

1 week ago

Today was our Animal Care Intern appreciation lunch! These dedicated, future animal care professionals were a great asset to the Zoo this summer. As they leave for their next adventure, we wanted to ... See more

1 week ago
Topeka Zoo Weddings

We cannot wait for this new addition to open later this month! More details will be coming out in the next couple of weeks for the opening.

Book your next event. Call or email Jesika at ... See more

It’s hard to express the beauty of Kay McFarland Japanese Garden...and it’s not even finished yet! We’re getting so close.

#weddingvenue #japanesegarden

1 week ago

We welcomed two new faces to the zoo last week! On your next visit, you may be able to sneak a peek at some very tiny golden lion tamarins! They will be hard to catch a glimpse of but look for a ... See more

1 week ago
Household Hazardous Waste · Solid Waste (Shawnee County, Kansas)

Did you know the first Saturday of every month is a Household Hazardous Waste collection day in Shawnee County? From 9am to noon you can recycle a bunch of things that you probably didn't know you ... See more

Informative site about the services offered in Shawnee County.

1 week ago

Each year, July 31st is World Ranger Day. This is a day for each of us to reflect on the work Wildlife Rangers are doing around the globe to protect the animals we love and the spaces they depend on ... See more

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