Month: September 2019

Meet the Parents!

Potter Park Zoo (PPZ) has been home to the critically endangered black rhinos since 1990. Our resident rhinos, Doppsee and Phineus, were recommended to breed through the eastern black rhino SSP (Species Survival Plan) based on their genetic diversity. Recently, we had the pleasure of announcing Doppsee is pregnant and due at the end of […]

Potter Park Zoo Wins National Diversity Award

Lansing’s Potter Park Zoo has been nationally recognized by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) by winning top honors for the Angela Peterson Excellence in Diversity Award for their Zoo in your Neighborhood (ZIYN) program. This award recognizes an AZA accredited zoo or aquarium for significant achievement in work force and audience diversity as […]