Rick Parker has seen a lot of changes at Potter Park Zoo since he started as a seasonal employee in 1981 and began working full time in 1987.
By Education Curator Dennis Laidler
One year old Maliha, a female red panda, came to Potter Park Zoo almost a year ago from the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.
Robert Bell is a Potter Park Zoo "Volunteer Superstar." In his 16 year tenure as a volunteer he has handed out more than 15,000 popsicles in two
The sounds of hammers, drills, saws and other equipment echoed through Potter Park Zoo this summer and fall with the construction of new red panda and moose exhibits.
Amur Tigers are the biggest cats in the wild, topping out around 600 pounds!
"Had a great week at the zoo with my son's 3rd grade class last month! Learned a lot and everyone was so nice!"
- Wendy M, Eaton Rapids
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1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
Lansing, MI 48912
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