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Wish List

Here is the Fall/Winter 2015 version of our keepers' wish list. If you have unused items such as hand tools or lawn and garden items like shovels, rakes and hoses sitting around gathering dust we can certainly use them!,  Most of the items on this list are available from the many wonderful  local merchants that support the zoo, including Kirkwood Ace Hardware, Runnings and KT Animal Supply. If you would prefer to shop online, please click here for a link to our Amazon wish list.

If you are purchasing through Amazon, the zoo shipping address should come up in your address book at checkout. Just in case it does not, our UPS/delivery address is Dakota Zoo, 600 Riverside Park Road, Bismarck, ND 58504. Our Postal Service mailing address is PO Box 711, Bismarck, ND 58502-0711. Thank You!

  • small scrub brushes (10) 

  • muck forks (4)

  • hose reels

  • hoses 

  • kitchen brooms 

  • dust pans 

  • hand brooms 

  • light bulbs  60 watt 

  • small and medium paint scrapers  

  • grain shovels 

  • 24" Poly leaf rakes 

  • floor squeegees 

  • parrot swings - medium or large sized 

  • tire swings-small, medium or large ( for monkeys, parrots etc...)

  • kitchen knives

  • knife sharpener

  • dry erase boards and markers

  • clipboards

  • 3 ring binders

  • permanent markers

  • Kong toys all sizes including aqua kongs 

  • trash cans--30 gallon "brute"

  • Hanging toys, all sizes (rubber toy, jolly apple etc...)

  • horse toys - Equine Jolly mega horse ball and cover -medium or large -(www.valleyvet.com)

  • Medium & large size parrot toys

  • Jolly Balls

  • heavy duty dog food feeders

We can also use gift cards from the following establishments: Kirkwood Ace Hardware, Running's,  KT Animal Supply, Petsmart, and Plant Perfect.

If you have items to donate, simply drop them off at the Zoo during normal zoo hours (1-5 PM Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through late April)  Or you can call  our admissions office at (701) 223-7543 to arrange a time to drop items off. Please note that during the winter months the office may not be staffed every day so please leave a message and we will return your call!


Thank you from all of us at Dakota Zoo!!