March 2016

Teen Keeper application deadline coming up

Do you love the zoo?  Are you a teen looking for something to do this summer?  Then the Teen Keeper program at Potter Park Zoo might be just what you are looking for!

Photography Is In Her Blood

When she was 13-years-old Shirley Lessner made a pinhole camera out of an oatmeal can as a school project. She took her first photo with that camera and it was "game over" from then on.

Meet the PPZ Team – Kelly Gibson

Kelly Gibson's friends call her "Zoo Lady." She likes the nickname.

Bowling for Rhinos Doubles Money Raised

Potter Park Zoo's chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) nearly doubled the funds raised at it second annual Bowling for Rhinos.

Big Care for Big Cats

Annie Marcum's day starts early at Potter Park Zoo. The keeper for the big cats begins at 8 a.m. with a visual check of the animals in her care to ensure they are behaving normally.