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Zoo Director Asking for Public Input on Expansion

Looking for big ideas, the St. Louis Zoo is asking the public to make suggestions on how to use the recently-acquired 13 acre site of the old Forest Park hospital.


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Top Alternatives To Trick-Or-Treating Around St. Louis

With so many terrific local alternatives, it’s no wonder that more and more families are creating new Halloween traditions besides trick-or-treating. Here are our top options for Halloween outings instead of trick-or-treating in your neighborhood.



Carol Perkins, Wife Of Marlin Perkins, Dies

The St. Louis Zoo says Carol Perkins died Saturday at her home in Clayton, Mo. She was 95 and had been in declining health.



Ghosts or Lynchings? Complaints Prompt Zoo To Remove Ghosts From Trees

Ghosts’ black faces remind some of lynchings


Artist's rendering of what the new "Zoo South" campus might look like if the St. Louis Zoo completes purchase of the property where the Forest Park hospital currently stands. (Provided image)

It’s Official! St. Louis Zoo Purchasing Old Hospital Site

The St. Louis Zoo Association closed the purchase on the 13.5-acre property today.


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St. Louis Zoo is Jumping with Joeys

Two baby faces have emerged from within pouches this summer…


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Top 5 Family Fun Things to do in St. Louis Before School Starts

It may not feel like it now, but fall will be here before you know it. Summer flies by so quickly, and all of your free time will soon be consumed by back-to-school preparations. Don’t miss the chance to create wonderful memories by enjoying awesome activities and visiting amazing local places with your family. The city’s summer highlights promise action-packed days the family will hold dear all year long.


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St. Louis Zoo Officials say Stress Probably Killed 3 Harbor Seals

The seals died while en route to the St. Louis Zoo.


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Best Spots to Spend A Summer Day with Your Family In St. Louis

When St. Louis’ humidity soars and the kids are tired of staying inside just for the air conditioning, it’s time for a little day trip. The city’s best spots to spend a summer day promise everything from stunning views the sparkling waters of the river from the arch to wet and wild fun at Raging Rivers. Pack up the mini van and hit the road for the best summer fun this side of the Mississippi.


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Third Harbor Seal Bound for St. Louis Dies

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University will perform the necropsy