Great Plains Zoo

Zoo sets record attendance day thanks to new bear exhibit

The Great Plains Zoo had been building up to it, and the new brown bears helped break it: A one-day attendance record caps off years of solid growth.

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Great Plains Zoo announces largest gift ever toward lion exhibit

The Great Plains Zoo has received the largest gift in its history — $1 million from T. Denny Sanford’s foundation.

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Great Plains Zoo opens Fortress of the Bears on Saturday

Four brown bear cubs will make their debut Saturday at the Great Plains Zoo as part of the new Fortress of the Bears exhibit.

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Zoo looks to future following major improvements

A little more than a decade ago, the Great Plains Zoo wasn’t in great shape. Here’s a look at how far it has come.

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Great Plains Zoo raising funds to bring back lions

Lions will hopefully be returning to the Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum

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Halloween options abound for GreatLIFE members

Families have plenty of ways to celebrate this Halloween on and before Oct. 31 thanks to special events happening at GreatLIFE Golf & Fitness and its partners.

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Fernson introduces ‘Zoo Brew’

Enjoy a limited edition beer and help build the new brown bear exhibit at the Great Plains Zoo.

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Designing a home for bears? Prepare for unique research

Sometimes, an architectural, engineering and planning firm moves beyond designing for humans. Here’s how TSP is creating a new home for brown bears.

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GreatLIFE adds member benefits, including free movies, discounts

Free movies, discounted memberships and admissions to attractions and special daily offers are part of enhanced membership packages announced today by GreatLIFE Golf & Fitness.

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