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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.

From winter to spring...

It’s easy to forget that the Zoo is open during the winter (and that admission is FREE through February!), since walking around outside isn’t exactly top of mind for everyone in Mid-Michigan on a b

Could You Be a Docent?

Do you ever get strange looks from people at social events when you break out some of your favorite animal facts? Have you reached capacity for animals residing in your home?