Blank Park Zoo
home to a wide variety of fascinating animals and one of the largest
botanical collections in Iowa. Blank Park Zoo is located in
Des Moines and is wonderful place to bring the family. The Zoo
sits on 49 acres of land 22 acres are developed into natural animal
exhibits currently there are over 1,484 animal residents at the Zoo.
As visitors explore the Zoo you will see different sections from the
Marine Animals, Big Cats & Primates, Australian Section, African
Section and the Discovery Center here visitors will be delighted
with various animals such as: The Red Panda, Hissing
Cockroach, Giant Madagascar Day Gecko, Egyptian Fruit Bat and many
more fascinating animals. In addition to the animals and the
exhibits the Zoo features shows and special events. While you
are visiting Iowa City take a wild adventure and head over to the
Blank Park Zoo.