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The Art of Zookeeping

Our zookeepers are a highly talented group of people.  There is so much more than meets the eye when it comes to their daily duties.  In short, I couldn't even imagine doing my job withou

Making A More Mobile Camel

As you may have recently heard, our 15 year-old male Bactrian camel Newton has a case of arthritis.  The fact he has arthritis is not unusual, but quite common in other Bactrian camels about h

Wonderland of Lights . . . and Owl Pellets?

Thanksgiving weekend is the opening weekend of Potter Park Zoo’s annual Wonderland of Lights.

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On November 2nd, Ingham County voters again showed overwhelming support for their Zoo by renewing the millage that funds the operating costs of Potter Park Zoo.  We can’t as an organization, t

In support of Veterinary Technicians

This week is National Veterinary Technician Week.  Veterinary Technicians are a very integral part of the veterinary medical team, as well as part of the zoo.  In fact, without a veterina