ST. LOUIS COUNTY - It's a place more than 24 million people have visited since it opened in 1954. But back then they didn't have white elk, an animal, Nancy Burrell asked Heidi about it. She wanted to know if Grant's Farm is home to the largest captive herd of white elk.
Grant's Farm is a place where kids are king and guest get close, really close, to all kinds of animals like the Grant's Zebra.
"Their stripes all have a different pattern like a fingerprint," said Alicia Kolafa, Deer Park manager.
Grant's Farm is home to more than 1,000 animals.
"We have about seven different variety of deer, we have cattle and bison," said Kolafa.
Some roam in Deer Park, others relax and you'll see it all from the tram. But there's a place we can take you that the public never really sees, because at the moment, that's where you'll find most of the elk.
"So they are not albino, the albino has a defect in the melanin production so that's why there is little to no pigment. They have red eyes, white hair and pale skin," said Kolafa.
These are simply white elk.
"The color phase is different you can think of it as all animal species have a predominant coloring and it's usually based or influenced off of their surroundings kind of like a camouflage for predators," said Kolafa.
And this is far from the largest captive herd in the states.
"Colorado has around 160 elk ranches that have thousands of elk," said Kolafa.
It is however, a true treasure, a place where memories are made daily.
Next week's question is from Chris Hanford. He wants to know how the automated signs along the highways track travel times.