Animals

Batty About Bats!

By Julie Javorka, Education Intern Potter Park Zoological Society Bats. Many people have a negative image of these mysterious creatures of the night and many myths surround them. For the record: They are not blind. They do not become tangled in people’s hair. There are only three species of vampire bats. There are more than 1,000 […]

Come to the zoo and see Phineus!

Potter Park Zoo’s new endangered male black rhino is now on exhibit Phineus, the 9-year-old male eastern black rhino who now calls Potter Park Zoo home, is adjusting well and is slowly being introduced to the exhibit. Guests are invited to observe him as he gets to know his new home. “Phin has successfully completed his quarantine […]

It’s Time to Name the Cubs!

It is time to name our red panda cubs and we’d like your help! Potter Park Zoo keepers selected three sets of names and supporters can vote on these names by offering a $5 donation. Please vote today by clicking the links below, or stop at the zoo and cast your vote in the Zoovenier […]

Collaboration is Key to Zoo Success

Something you might not know about keepers and zoos is that we love to help each other. We exchange emails, phone calls, and meet up at workshops and conferences. The goal is to share information that could improve an animal’s welfare. We are all passionate about doing the best we can for our animals and our […]