You’ve Got To Visit This Unexpected Zoo Hiding In Kansas

During the summer, it’s easy to run out of zoos and animal farms to visit, so we’ve found one more to add to your list. Zoos in Kansas are full of big cats and jungle birds, right? However, this unexpected zoo in Manhattan isn’t for the faint of heart. Could you stomach a day here at the Insect Zoo?

Editor’s Note: As of March 2020, K-State Insect Zoo is temporarily closed. A fall reopening is anticipated.

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In addition to these oddities, if you’re looking for some weird Kansas places that don’t involve bugs, you’re welcome to check out these 9.