August 9, 2018
1502 MacArthur Drive
St. Joseph, MO 64505
Standard admission fees of $4 for adults, $3 for seniors 60 and older, and $2 for youth ages 4-15.
Reptile Gardens Presentation - What Is It Like To Grow Up In A Zoo?
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Once upon a time, St. Joseph had a privately-owned zoo filled with reptiles located on Frederick Avenue. Do any of you remember the Pony Express Reptile Garden? This amazing attraction was touted as one of the world’s greatest reptile gardens with over 500 snakes and lizards.
Learn more about this outstanding reptile garden as we reminiscence with Larry Flinchpaugh as he looks back on his life and experiences "Growing up in a Zoo."