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World Oceans Day

Today is World Oceans Day! Every year on June 8, communities around the world celebrate all that the ocean offers: marine life, seafood, lanes for international trade, and more.

Wine & Stein Wrap Up

Wow! We had a fantastic turnout for the third installment of Wine & Stein at Potter Park Zoo.

Small Details on Big Cats

Do you have cats at home?  You might have noticed some similarities between your cats and ours here at the Zoo.  They lounge for hours to conserve energy, have a carnivorous diet and have

Have You Hugged Your Opossum Today?

Even scavengers that hiss at your dog and root through your trash deserve to be loved. Just watch out for those 52 pointy teeth (that's more than any other land mammal!).

Thank you, Linda!

In 1996, Linda Wager began working at a place she often visited as a kid. She grew up in the area, and the zoo was a memorable part of her childhood.