Dickerson Park Zoo wants kids to Write a letter to a Zoo Animal

Springfield, MO—Dickerson Park Zoo is temporarily closed but still encouraging the public to stay connected to the animals. Kids, big or small, may write a letter to a zoo animal and as many letters as possible will be shared with the animal recipient through Facebook videos.


“Kids may write and ask questions, share something they’ve learned after researching an animal or just share what’s on their mind. The goal is to provide something fun, educational and interactive while we are going through this difficult time,” said zoo spokeswoman Joey Powell.


A list of animals at the zoo may be found on the zoo’s free app or at dickersonparkzoo.org. Email letters to jpowell@dickersonparkzoo.org