St. Louis Zoo
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.
The seals died while en route to the St. Louis Zoo.
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.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University will perform the necropsy
Cri Cri, the harbor seal who fell ill en route to the St. Louis Zoo from a Canadian theme park, is in poor condition.
The charm of a picnic is irresistible in St. Louis with its stunning parks and green spaces. Bring the family or enjoy a quiet romantic picnic with that special someone. At the city’s best places for a picnic, enjoy the vast green spaces, museums, a historical carousel, butterflies, scenic views of the Mississippi River, gardens, lakes and enjoy a concert in the park. Spread out a blanket or find a picnic table at the most perfect picnic spots in St. Louis.
The 360 lounge overlooking Busch Stadium beat out roof-top bars in Mumbai, New York, Hong Kong and Toronto.
A recent article in the New York Times calls into question why the St. Louis Zoo is spending 20 million dollars to build a polar bear exhibit.
Experts call them “one of nature’s recyclers,” which is a nice way of saying they live off dead animals.
The St. Louis Zoo hopes to open a $20-million Polar Bear exhibit by 2016.