We take animal care at our facility seriously. This is a top priority to furthering our conservation message.

The Life of a WOW Zookeeper

In the zookeeping world, a typical day rarely exists! When working with wild animals, every day is an adventure! In a perfect world, this is what a typical day at work would look like: … Read More

COWNOSE RAY BORN AT WONDERS OF WILDLIFE NATIONAL MUSEUM AND AQUARIUM

An exciting new arrival was recently welcomed at Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri. On October 22, animal care staff at the aquarium were greeted by a healthy… Read More

JELLYFISH AT WONDERS OF WILDLIFE

Did you know that jellyfish aren’t really fish? They are actually invertebrates (a creature that lacks a backbone) because they don’t have a bone structure like a fish would. Because of this, they are sometimes… Read More

EXPERIENCE THE OUT TO SEA SHARK DIVE

“SeaTREK is an amazing underwater experience…” is a phrase you may hear as you walk down Shark Alley. The Out to Sea Shark Dive, our SeaTREK helmet diving program, allows guests to come face-to-fin with… Read More

PEEK BEHIND THE SCENES; GROWING A CORAL REEF IN AN AQUARIUM

If your aquarium tour has taken you past our lower-level Out to Sea exhibit where you saw sharks and grouper, you have probably seen our corals. The three part coral exhibit at Wonders of Wildlife is actually… Read More