Thrilled bear jumps for joy as visitors return to the Saint Louis Zoo
For the first time in almost three months, the Saint Louis Zoo opened its doors to visitors Saturday morning. Reservations for a specific date become available seven days beforehand. Tickets will have a specific time and date on them for visitors to explore the zoo. As long as you arrive within your reserved time slot, you can stay as long as you like. One big change to note: the zoo is no longer accepting cash.
Saint Louis Zoo celebrates historic birth of eight cheetah cubs
ST. LOUIS – The Saint Louis Zoo is celebrating the birth of eight cheetah cubs born on Nov. 26. The large litter is a first for the zoo. Cheetahs usually give birth to between two to eight cubs at a time, according to National Geographic. LOCAL: San Antonio mom's hilarious Animoji fail makes national headlinesCheetahs typically nurse their young between 16 and 24 months. The cheetah can reach speeds of up to almost 70 miles an hour in just three seconds — faster than a sports car.