Blank Park Zoo

Blank Park Zoo

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Blank Park Zoo is a zoo on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa near Fort Des Moines. In 1963, Mr. A.H. Blank donated $150,000 ($916,000 in 2005 dollars) for the construction of a children's zoo on decommissioned Fort Des Moines property. The Des Moines Children's Zoo was officially opened on May 8, 1966. It was originally designed around nursery rhymes and included a castle with moat, a replica of Noah's Ark, petting zoo and miniature railroad.
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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135867946
  • 9786135867947