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Sedgwick County Zoo Downing Gorilla Forest Collaborative. Creative. Focused. Just three words that describe the experience the Sedgwick County Zoo cherished when working with The Downing Family Foundation on the Downing Gorilla Forest. From the initial contact of interest, through the planning phases, and finally, project completion, The Downing Family Foundation provided leadership in ensuring a high quality outcome […]

Gorilla Forest

Sedgwick County Zoo is proud to be home to the third-largest elephant habitat in the country. The Reed Family Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley habitat features more than 5 acres of sprawling outdoor space, including the world’s largest elephant water feature which holds 550,000 gallons of water. Zoo guests can enjoy a boat ride […]

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let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.” ~William Penn