Desert Dome and Kingdoms of the Night - Henry Doorly Zoo
Major zoo exhibit which houses varying desert environments, swamp and nocturnal exhibits under one glazed dome including animal displays, animal housing and keeper spaces required to operate the facility.
13 stories tall and 137 feet above the main level
84,000 square feet on 2 levels
230 foot diameter dome for exhibits
Over 300 tons of red sand
Over 500,000 pounds of steel reinforcement and 10,000 tons of concrete
30 foot tall sand dune and 55 foot tall central mountain
Humming bird canyon, Saguaro cactus forest, Kuiseb canyon oasis, Matterhorn of Africa, Wave Rock, Arroyo, Desert cave and Uluru or Ayers Rock
The Worldâ€™s Largest Glazed Geodesic Dome with 1,760 acrylic panels in 4 different shades for maximum use of sunlight and climate control
75 animal species, 54 reptile species and 8 bat species
ASD Stanley J. How, Inc.
14685 California Street
Omaha, NE 68154