Both male and female giraffes have horns, called ossicones, which are covered with skin. The female’s horns are smaller than the males and are generally covered with hair on the top. read more >
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2013 Annual Report

Through challenges, obstacles and opportunities, we have made tremendous strides forward to ensure a continued world-class zoo for this community and the state of Kansas to enjoy for generations to come.

2012 Annual Report

2012 was a year filled with natural “growing pains” for the Sedgwick County Zoo. A year that embarked on serious strategic planning for the future; while maintaining the legacy our founders built more than 40 years ago.

Cheers to 40 Years! 2011 Annual Report

Since its opening on August 25, 1971, the Sedgwick County Zoo has grown to become the No. 1 outdoor family tourist attraction in Kansas.

Marketing / PR Manager:   Melissa Graham
Sedgwick County Zoo
5555 Zoo Boulevard
Wichita, KS 67212
t: (316) 660-9453
t: (316) 266-8276
f: (316) 942-5228
Hours of Operation
Summer Hours8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning March 1)
Winter Hours10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning November 1)
Open 364 Days a Year!*
*The Zoo will be closed one day only, September 10, 2016 to facilitate the preparation of the annual Zoo fundraiser, Zoobilee. For Zoobilee ticket information please call 266-8APE (8273).