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UPDATED: Potter Park Zoo Covid-19 Statement

Updated March 24, 2020 Following the lead of state and county officials and in an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our guests, zoo team, and animals, Potter Park Zoo is temporarily closing to the public as of Saturday, March 14, 2020 and plans to reopen Tuesday, April 14, 2020. This is […]

Become a Citizen Scientist: 2020 FrogWatch Training Sessions at Potter Park Zoo

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Amphibians are some of the most threatened animals on the planet, and the anurans (frogs and toads) represent roughly 90% of all amphibian species. They serve an important role in the ecosystem as an indicator of environmental health. Their sensitivity to environmental changes has sparked efforts to understand the causes and geographic distribution of their […]

FALCONERS Program Draws Hundreds to Sensory Friendly Night of Wonderland of Lights

Potter Park Zoo holds annual Sensory-Friendly Wonderland of Lights and Schedules Another Year of Sensory Friendly Events  Potter Park Zoo held their annual FALCONERS Sensory Friendly Wonderland of Lights event December 10, 2019. The event was free to participants. FALCONERS is designed to allow children and adults with unique challenges (such as autism or developmental […]

Help us Name the New Black Rhino Calf!

Vote for your favorite rhino calf name by making a special donation to Potter Park Zoo. Every $5 donated counts as a vote toward the name of your choice (i.e., $10 equals 2 votes). All donations will go toward further development of the zoo’s animal health program. You can also make a $5 donation in the boxes […]