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.
Kelly Gibson's friends call her "Zoo Lady." She likes the nickname.
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.
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.
Do you love animals and wildlife conservation? Then Potter Park Zoo is the place for you. There are many volunteer opportunities available. No special skills or previous training is required.
Magellanic penguins are named after Ferdinand Magellan who first discovered them in 1519.
"My son would say that PPZ Rocks because he can see tigers there."
- Craig D, Lansing
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Potter Park Zoo
1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
Lansing, MI 48912
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