Kansas City Zoo will open early all summer

05/21/2013 4:52 PM

05/21/2013 4:52 PM

Early risers can get a new perspective on the Kansas City Zoo this summer as the animal park adopts new hours.

Beginning Saturday and lasting through Labor Day, the zoo will open at 8 a.m. instead of 9:30 a.m., allowing visitors to view animals when they are more active than during the heat of the day.

The zoo will continue to close at 4 p.m. weekdays and 5 p.m. weekends.

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