It's the time of year when snakes are awake and moving again in the warmer temperatures. Dickerson Park Zoo staff explain how to recognize a venomous snake from a non-poisonous one.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield's Dickerson Park Zoo has a number of birds of prey, including Cloud Dancer, a peregrine falcon. He has been at the zoo since the late 1990's, when he was part of Missouri's reintroduction program for falcons.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Meet Dickerson Park Zoo's screech owl. The bird, which came to DPZ from another zoo in Illinois, is a part of the Zoo's education program to teach children about birds of prey.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The animals at Dickerson Park Zoo are all settled in for winter, with many animals in their heated barns for the season. Others, like those native to Missouri and colder climates, are out on display through the winter months.
JOPLIN, Mo.-- Missouri Southern welcomed a unique guest to campus Monday. The Dickerson Park Zoo shared a presentation featuring a bald eagle named Phoenix.
MIAMI -- A new addition to the zoo in Miami made his first appearance Wednesday. The mother is from Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A baby Colobus monkey, rejected its mother, is growing and getting stronger by the day. We update his progress at Dickerson Park Zoo.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- You might think they're warthogs - but two of Dickerson Park Zoo's newest residents are something much more rare.
We're live at Dickerson Park Zoo this morning, where Melinda Arnold joins us with a rescue bird you'll be seeing a lot more of.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Summer time....and the living is easy. That is, if you are Henry the Hippo at Springfield's Dickerson Park Zoo.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Warmer temperatures mean some more animals can enjoy the great outdoors and more of the animals at Dickerson Park Zoo are venturing out for fresh air and sunshine.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Melinda Arnold with Dickerson Park Zoo stopped by Daybreak Wednesday and brought along one of the zoo's newest residents - a baby kangaroo.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- With the temperatures warming up later this week, you may want to head to the Dickerson Park Zoo. There you can visit some black and white ruffed lemurs.
With the leaves off the trees, one of the great predator birds of the Ozarks is a lot easier to spot in the winter months.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Dickerson Park Zoo is partnering up with the Missouri Department Of Conservation for Eagle Days coming up later this month.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The youngest giraffe calf at Springfield's Dickerson Park Zoo has died, after failing to thrive.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The newest calf born at Springfield's Dickerson Park Zoo continues to struggle with nursing from it's mother, causing concern among zookeepers.
Melinda Arnold with the Dickerson Park Zoo joins KOLR10 News This Morning to talk about alternative Christmas gifts for the animal lover on your list.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Zookeepers at Springfield's Dickerson Park Zoo had a surprise when they showed up for work Sunday. The zoo's 20-year old giraffe, Gidget, gave birth overnight to a female calf.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- With the fall and winter hunting season here across the Ozarks, more people may be in the woods and have the chance to see and hear other Missouri wildlife. Screech owls take up residence in the state year round.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The trick-or-treat season is quickly approaching, giving the Dickerson Park Zoo reason to celebrate.
If your kids absolutely love animals, one of the best places to take them is the petting zoo.
There's one at Dickerson Park Zoo. And find out about the annual Pancakes in the Park breakfast coming up!
Some of us might think of flamingos as a summer-time animal. And this is a great time to check out the interesting birds at the Dickerson Park Zoo.
We might be getting a few showers this week, but there are some sunny days in there.
And maybe you're thinking about taking the family out to the zoo?
(Springfield, MO)--Monkeyin' around - you have plenty of chances to do that this spring at the Dickerson Park Zoo. And this summer you can see - and hear - a new duo of Siamang monkeys.