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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/

Fall Fundraiser

Fall Fundraiser

On October 10th, we will go virtual, and we hope you join us! While it isn't the same as being in person, it's the safest and best choice for our organization this year to engage with all of you and raise funds necessary for our non-profit organization.

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Zoo Lights


Friends of the Topeka Zoo is excited to debut a brand-new holiday event, Zoo Lights. Beginning November 27th, visitors will stroll around the zoo and enjoy twinkling lights, dazzling displays, festive activities, and of course… Santa Claus!

3 weeks ago

Happy CATurday!! We adore this picture of our Lionesses, Zuri and Asante!😍 These ladies are 16 years old and you would never know it. They are still in good health, train with their Keepers and ... See more

3 weeks ago

Who’s ready for the weather to cool down??🙋‍♀️ Today was a 🔥hot🔥one but the Otters stayed cool 😎 with ice treats! #otterlyadorable #itshotintopeka

3 weeks ago

Homeschooling this school year? Let the Topeka Zoo help! Join us for our Discovery Homeschool classes—with each session featuring a PowerPoint presentation, live animal program, and craft/activity. ... See more

3 weeks ago

After the ribbon cutting ceremony for Kay McFarland Japanese Garden, Three Trails Taiko put on a separate performance for Cora and Tembo! The girls (and all of the staff who watched) enjoyed the ... See more

3 weeks ago

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Kay McFarland Japanese Garden.

3 weeks ago

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Kay McFarland Japanese Garden.

3 weeks ago

Cute alert! The tamarin babies are doing well and getting bigger. You will still see them mostly being carried by the adults but we will start seeing them hop around on their own more as each week ... See more

3 weeks ago

Evening Zoo Class: Grossology
Join us on Wednesday, September 9th, for an evening of grossology, as we learn all about the bizarre yet effective ways animals survive! This class features a PowerPoint ... See more

3 weeks ago
Photos from Topeka Zoo's post

When you don't get the food out fast enough the tragonpan helps herself!

4 weeks ago

As this CATurday comes to an end, we hope you all sleep as well as Sanjiv does.😴 #caturday #sillykitty #sumatrantiger

📷: Animal Care Supervisor, Shanna

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