Did You Know?
Magellanic penguins are named after Ferdinand Magellan who first discovered them in 1519.
As a fully accredited AZA member, Potter Park Zoo is committed to making significant contributions to mid-Michigan through conservation education that encourages responsible stewardship of the habitats supporting wildlife. The Big Zoo Lesson and the Zookambi summer camp are just two of the many educational opportunities available to visitors. Through these programs, we provide visitors and participants with entertaining, engaging and educational experiences.