To celebrate the 5th annual World Rhino Day, we're offering special tours and a behind-the-scenes look at our black rhino exhibit Sept. 20, 2015!

Potter Park Zoo Tufted Deer

Dezi the tufted deer joins resident tufted deer Ophelia on exhibit at Potter Park Zoo.

Potter Park Zoo Magellanic penguin

Stop by and visit our new Magellanic penguin youngster. He was born at the zoo and is now on exhibit!

Potter Park Zoo's State of the Art Moose Exhibit

Willow and Meeko will soon live in this state-of-the-art moose exhibit now under construction courtesy of a generous donation from the Glassen Memorial Foundation! Donate today and Glassen will match your funds dollar for dollar! 

From the Blog

Young Tufted Deer Moves to Zoo From Tampa

LANSING, Mich. – A new male tufted deer recently moved to Potter Park Zoo from Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo. One-year-old Dezi joins 15-year-old female tufted deer, Ophelia, on exhibit at the zoo.

Young Penguin Makes Public Debut

LANSING, Mich. – Potter Park Zoo’s recent addition, a male Magellanic penguin hatched in early May, is now on exhibit in the zoo’s penguin exhibit. 

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 1:00pm

To celebrate the 5th annual World Rhino Day, we're offering special tours and a behind-the-scenes look at our black rhino exhibit. Zookeepers will guide you into the exhibit holding area and show...

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Lansing & Ingham County residents will receive free admission to Potter Park Zoo to view our more than...

Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join in an exciting enrichment day at Potter Park Zoo! The animals will be having a pre-celebration to kick off the excitement of the BIG game between the Michigan State Spartans and the...

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