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Critically Endangered Cotton-top Tamarin Twins Born at Potter Park Zoo for First Time in 10 Years

Potter Park Zoo is incredibly excited to announce the birth of two critically endangered cotton-top tamarins on Monday Oct. 1, 2018! There are only about 6,000 cotton-top tamarins left in the wild due to destruction their forest habitat in Colombia. For this reason, Potter Park Zoo’s cotton-top tamarins have a very important advocacy role to […]

Adopt-A-Garden Program Growing

Spring has sprung and summer is quickly approaching! Looking for a great way to get outside and help your community zoo? Potter Park Zoo recently launched a new Adopt–A–Garden program that welcomes volunteers to create a beautiful garden space in the zoo. Whether you are a master gardener or just beginning to nurture your green thumb, the Adopt–A–Gardenprogram is a great way to connect with the culture and natural landscape of Potter Park Zoo. We currently […]

Otter Pups Out on Exhibit Starting Friday!

They’re out! The North American river otter pups will be on exhibit every day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Friday, May 25, 2018. We can’t wait for you to come to the zoo and see the otter pups and mother Nkeke! The two male pups were born in the early morning Feb. 6, 2018 at Potter Park […]