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Dickerson Park Zoo Honors Mothers

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Dickerson Park Zoo Honors Mothers

By Mike Morgan. CREATED May 1, 2013

From A Press Release

Springfield, Mo. – Let your imagination run wild this Mother’s Day, and enjoy a day at the zoo with Mom. All mothers receive free admission to Dickerson Park Zoo on Sunday, May 12. The first 500 mothers will receive a free bedding plant.

 Along with the animal exhibits, Dickerson Park Zoo provides a variety of fun-filled activities for all ages. Families can purchase $2 per person tickets for a train ride on the Titus Express (children age one and younger ride free). Visit the Outback Corral petting zoo (feed is 50¢ for a handful), and feed the giraffes at the elevated deck during designated feeding times ($2 for a package of crackers).

Dickerson Park Zoo is open throughout the summer, daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., regardless of the weather. Admission fees are $9 for adults and teens and $6 for children ages 3-12 and seniors 60 and older. Admission for children age 2 and younger and DPZ Friends of the Zoo members is free.

For more information, visit Dickerson Park Zoo’s website,, or follow the zoo on Facebook,