Month: February 2021

Throwback Thursday: Wolves at Potter Park

Wolves were early residents at Potter Park Zoo and have maintained a consistent presence over the years. Aside from their role in Potter Park’s history, the wolf is a testament to the success of animal conservation in the United States and has seen impressive population rebounds in recent years. The arc of the gray wolf […]

Throwback Thursday: Red Pandas at the Zoo

Red pandas have a charming appearance that is difficult to deny, and make compelling ambassadors in the zoo’s conservation efforts to breed endangered animals. This unusual species first arrived at Potter Park Zoo in 1990, and took up residence in the yard across from the snow leopards (now the Pallas cat exhibit). Many visitors had […]