"The Zoo often hears how much our guests love the Snow Monkey exhibit, and it's even more exciting to receive this prestigious award from our peers at AZA," said Elizabeth A. Whealy, President and CEO of the Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History.
"Two years after opening, our Snow Monkey exhibit continues to be an attendance driver and a conversation piece about the Zoo's
education and conservation efforts."
Completed in 2013, the Great Plains Zoo's
"Monkeys, Magic and More" project added eye-catching appeal to the entrance of the Zoo and replaced 50-year-old infrastructure that had outlived its usefulness.
"The Snow Monkey exhibit not only added an engaging and dynamic experience that delights adults and children alike, it has completely transformed the entrance of the Zoo
," continued Elizabeth A. Whealy