Saint Louis Zoo

Spring Training Sea Lion Shows at the Saint Louis Zoo

See the amazing sea lions at the Saint Louis Zoo perform for the crowd and cheer them on from the bleachers as the popular Sea Lion Spring Training Shows return. You'll see these beautiful animals perform flipper walks, ball balancing, Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, lots of splashing and even more surprises! 

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Saint Louis Zoo Announces Opening Date for Summer 2020; New Safety Protocols

The Saint Louis Zoo has announced it will reopen Saturday, June 13 with new protocols for visitors, including requiring timed reservations and face masks, and limiting attendance to better allow for social distancing. All Zoo staff will wear face masks and all guests over the age of 9 will be required to wear face masks/face coverings while visiting. 

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Saint Louis Zoo's #BringTheStlZooToYou Virtual Visits

Although the Saint Louis Zoo is closed to the public, the animal care team is sharing photos and videos of the animals and lots of information about the zoo your kids are sure to love! You'll learn about Hippo Harbor, what zoo volunteers do, the Children's Zoo (and the goats!), zebras, antelopes, stingrays, visit the insectarium, and lots more. 

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Saint Louis Zoo Plans Primate Canopy Trails, a Huge Outdoor Expansion of the Primate House

The Saint Louis Zoo has unveiled plans for the creation of Primate Canopy Trails, a 35,000-square-foot outdoor expansion of the Primate House, complete with sky trails and plenty of ways for visitors to get an up-close look at their favorite primates.

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Petite Picasso Virtual Art Classes for Kids
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

The Magic House now offers a virtual art experience for children – multi-sensory Virtual Petite Picasso classes. Classes are taught live from the Art Studio at The Magic House, and a different art activity is featured each week. 

 

 

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