Springfield's Dickerson Park Zoo welcomes new giraffe Wednesday; colobus monkey earlier in the month

Dickerson Park Zoo

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Dickerson Park Zoo announced the June births of a black and white colobus monkey and a giraffe.

Zookeepers say the giraffe was born Wednesday morning. Zookeepers welcomed a colobus monkey. It is now on exhibit.

The zoo says both animals are doing well.

Dickerson Park Zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Zoo admission is $15 for ages 13 and up. It is $10 for ages 3-12. Children two and younger and Friends of the Zoo members are free.

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Dickerson Park Zoo