Food costs have gone up for the zoo's 400 species

It you think it's hard trying to feed your brood all the necessary daily food groups while living on a strict budget, try coping with these 2,000 hungry mouths to feed. From cockroaches and smelt to mealworms and cow's blood, meal variety is everything at the Sedgwick County Zoo. Each day, zoo officials must take into consideration the likes and dislikes of 400 species of animals, all of them hungry.

And all of them expecting to be fed on time.

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