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Topeka Zoo Mourns the Loss of Cup Cake the Sun Bear
Veterinary staff at the Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center made the difficult decision to euthanize a thirty year old Malayan Sun Bear named Cup Cake Monday morning. “We knew this day would come,” said Zoo Director Brendan Wiley. “She was already beyond her normal life span when she arrived here two years ago but that …
Blaisdell Pool to offer Overflow Parking for Boo at the Zoo
If you haven’t been by the Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center in a while, you may not realize that there is significant construction occurring near the entrance to the zoo. “Tomorrow is typically the busiest day of the year for the zoo,” said Zoo Director Brendan Wiley, “the weather forecast looks ideal for the event.” …
Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant Teams with Topeka Zoo for Special Birthday
Sumatran tigers are a critically endangered species. It’s estimated that there are only as many as 750 Sumatran tigers left in the world, with somewhere between 400 to 500 Sumatran tigers left in the wild. 242 Sumatran tigers are being managed in zoo conservation programs across the world. Of the 74 in North American Zoos, …
Topeka Fire Station #4 Placed On National Register of Historic Places
The City of Topeka was notified by the US National Parks Service on Friday, October 4, 2019, that the City’s nomination of Fire Station No. 4, located at 813 SW Clay St. in the City’s Old Town Neighborhood to the National Register of Historic Places had been officially approved. Fire Station No. 4 was constructed …
Topeka Zoo to Provide Educational Activities at Topeka Pilots Kids Day Game
Over 3,400 elementary and middle school students will be on hand for the inaugural Topeka Pilots Kids Day Game on Thursday, October 3rd at 10:30 am in Landon Arena. Prior to the game, all attendees will be greeted by Topeka Zoo Docents and Educators who will be on the main concourse featuring four different educational …
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