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Kansas Wildlife Exhibit

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Small Exhibit

This is free and open to the public, so it's nice to swing by when you're in the area. Some of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer L G
Sulphur, Louisiana
Wichita's first Zoo.

The small building is sometimes overshadowed by the playground and water fountain (shoots in the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Kris K
Wichita, Kansas
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“small exhibit”(5 reviews)
“beaver”(2 reviews)
“fountain”(2 reviews)
Lots of animals in the middle of a nice park.
700 N Nims St, Wichita, KS 67203-3330
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did a quick walk thru and saw maybe a dozen animals, mostly birds. They looked pretty sad. The few homeless people hanging out nearby are enough to make this exhibit uncomfortable.

Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is free and open to the public, so it's nice to swing by when you're in the area. Some of the animals were uncooperative, so we missed out on them. The others were hard to photograph because of the screens (there for everyone's protection).

Thank Jennifer L G
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The small building is sometimes overshadowed by the playground and water fountain (shoots in the air) that is in the same park. The smaller cages and the close proximity to them allow you to see the animals closer than in a typical zoo setting. Too,...More

1  Thank Kris K
Reviewed 23 July 2018

When we were there we watched the beaver try to chew his way out of his enclosure for a long time. I think he's the one that did escape so with all the wire that's been put up, he should be enclosed good and well!

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Those poor animals kept in cages so tiny ... I went there with a friend of mine during the summer to take my daughter and her step son to play in the fountain. We were there about 3 hours and never saw a keeper anywhere....More

2  Thank Staci R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a small exhibit at Riverside Park which is nice if you are already visiting the park. But it is not worth driving here just for this. This exhibits shows some of Kansas wildlife. There are a few animals in cages with signs, it's...More

Thank medic_guy
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Near the site of Wichita's original zoo in Riverside park, this small exhibit contains a good beginners lesson regarding animals native to our area.

Thank DMD42bluz
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I was a little confused about this exhibit. It's in the middle of a public park and many of the displays are empty. I wasn't sure if it was a rescue facility, a zoo, or what??? I saw no rangers or zoo keepers, or anyone...More

2  Thank Brenda L
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is a small exhibit of indigenous birds, including hawks, owls, ducks, and a friendly buzzard, a bob cat, and choppa the beaver. There may be a few others I have forgotten as well. I go there to walk and enjoy the park but never...More

1  Thank Roger E
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This poor little exhibit is situated inside Riverside Park. If that's all the wildlife that Kansas has, then I'm sad for them. There was a turkey vulture, an owl, a falcon, a duck and a few other little birds I don't know the names of,...More

1  Thank Brenda L
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