Go Behind the Scenes with the North American River Otter Pups With Exclusive Adopt-An-Animal Promotion at Potter Park Zoo

Support Potter Park Zoo and the new North American river otter pups through our “Adopt-an-Animal” program at the $500 level and be one of the lucky fans to have a chance to see the pups up close and personal.

This exclusive Adopt-an-Animal package features a behind the scenes tour to meet mother Nkeke and the otter pups for up to two people.



Make your donation today while this limited adopts opportunity lasts! Select dates are available.

This exclusive otter pup Adopt-an-Animal package includes:

  • Adoption Certificate
  • Animal Fact Sheet
  • Animal Photo
  • Name posted on special zoo Adopt-an-Animal kiosk
  • Family 4 pack of tickets to Wonderland of Lights
  • Mom and pup otter plush toy
  • Exclusive North American river otter behind the scenes experience with the pups. (Experience is limited to two people and takes place promptly at 12:45 on the scheduled date).

Special behind the scenes otter pup experience lasts approximately 25 minutes. Click here to make your donation to take advantage of this limited time opportunity.

Ready to make your donation and enjoy an exclusive otter pup behind the scenes experience? Read over this important information:

  • Complete your adoption here (1 ticket includes a behind the scenes experience for up to two people)
  • Experiences can only be held at 12:45. Please make sure this works with your schedule
  • To have the best possible experience low, calm voices are helpful.
  • This experience may not be suitable for young children – participants must be over the age of 6.
  • After you’ve completed your adoption contact the events department at (517) 342-2709 to schedule your visit. Be sure to get a final confirmation before your visit.



Do you have general questions about this exclusive adopt program? Contact the events department at (517) 483-4222