Giraffe Helps Missouri Man Propose to His GirlfriendMakayla Blakey thought she was getting a behind-the-scenes tour of the zoo when the couple approached the giraffe enclosure. Then she saw the engagement ring.
Bald Eagle Hospitalized at Dickerson Park Zoo ReleasedA bald eagle that spent the past two weeks recovering from injuries at the Dickerson Park Zoo has been released.
Young Giraffe Dies at Missouri Zoo During Medical ProcedureThe oldest of five juvenile giraffes at a Missouri zoo has died during a routine medical procedure.
Inspectors Questioned Elephant Handling at Springfield Mo. ZooDickerson Park Zoo in Springfield responded to concerns raised by inspectors about the handling of elephants long before a zookeeper was killed by an elephant last week, zoo officials said.