"Harry Evans Minty Memorial Fountain"

Location: 6700 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, MO

Owner: Kansas City, MO Parks & Recreation

Artist/Designer: Wheeler Williams

Dates: 1965

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Harry Evans Minty Memorial Fountain

Description:

Located in the ZOO, this drinking fountain features a lion cub. Harry Evans Minty was a respected member of the Park Board in the 1940's. The redesigned fountain setting is near the Red Panda exhibit on the Tiger Trail. The lion cub likeness is of  "Tyke", one of Minty's favorites at the ZOO.

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HARRY EVANS MINTY MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN