Month: June 2022

Potter Park Zoo Welcomes a Ring-Tailed Lemur Baby

Potter Park Zoo’s ring-tailed lemurs gave birth to a healthy baby Monday, June 20, 2022. This was the first birth for this species at the zoo since July 4, 1988. The zoo’s animal care team reports the baby is actively nursing from mom and observing the environment more each day. Ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur Catta) are […]

Bongo Calf Naming Contest

Potter Park Zoo welcomed a female bongo calf March 8. This is the first bongo birth at the zoo since 2014 and we hope you all have enjoyed watching the bongo family grow and bond this spring. The calf’s parents, Maverick and Uzuri, were paired as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) […]