st louis zoo http://kbia.org en St. Louis Zoo to temporarily close penguin, puffin exhibit http://kbia.org/post/st-louis-zoo-temporarily-close-penguin-puffin-exhibit <p>The penguins and puffins exhibit at the St. Louis Zoo will be closing, at least temporarily.</p><p>The zoo said Monday that the closing is necessary as work begins on a new polar bear exhibit. The closing date isn't set but it is expected to happen in the fall and continue through early 2015.</p><p>The McDonnell Polar Bear Point is expected to open in the spring of 2015. It will feature a walk-through cave where visitors can watch polar bears swim above them.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:30:07 +0000 Associated Press 38345 at http://kbia.org St. Louis Zoo to temporarily close penguin, puffin exhibit Harvesting guano to help Peruvian penguins: Saint Louis Zoo digs in http://kbia.org/post/harvesting-guano-help-peruvian-penguins-saint-louis-zoo-digs <p>Unlike their cold-weather relatives, Humboldt penguins live only in South America, along the rocky Pacific coast of Chile and Peru. The Saint Louis Zoo&rsquo;s Michael Macek has been monitoring the penguins there, tracking their health and numbers.<br /> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 23:35:23 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 18641 at http://kbia.org Harvesting guano to help Peruvian penguins: Saint Louis Zoo digs in