A Day in the Life of A Zookeeper

Hoof cleaning, feeding penguins, and mud baths are all in a day’s work at the Kansas City Zoo.


Party Animals was taken at the Northern Prairie Alpaca Farm in Sullivan. Alpacas were almost wiped out in the 1500s when the Spanish conquistadors invaded the Andes. Now they are wildly popular and can be found worldwide except in the Antarctic.

All Creatures Big and Small

Kim Carr has made her living from animal photography since 2010.


An Old-Time Holiday at Hermann Farm

Celebrate Christmas the German way at Hermann Farm.


Here Are Our Photo Contest Winners

One of the most difficult and rewarding experiences we have at Missouri Life is to pick the winners of our photo contest. Not only does our state have an abundant array of photo material—endless, if you ask us—but we also have an amazing bunch of photographers.


Photos: Columbia Bottom Shines Bright After Flooding

“Everything is recovered from last year,” says Pat Behle, an administrative specialist at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area. “We’re in very good shape.”


#DiscoveryGram With Matt Faupel

Missouri nature photographer Matt Faupel shares photographs from his tour through rugged hills and river prairies in the conservation areas of Northwestern Missouri.