Annie Marcum's day starts early at Potter Park Zoo. The keeper for the big cats begins at 8 a.m. with a visual check of the animals in her care to ensure they are behaving normally.
Do you love animals and wildlife conservation? Then Potter Park Zoo is the place for you. There are many volunteer opportunities available. No special skills or previous training is required.
Potter Park Zoo has big plans for some of our smaller residents and we need the help of our generous donors! The zoo plans to expand the Seba’s short tailed bat exhibit.
By Education Curator Dennis Laidler
Rick Parker has seen a lot of changes at Potter Park Zoo since he started as a seasonal employee in 1981 and began working full time in 1987.
All adults in the group help raise baby Cotton-tops, even brothers and sisters.
"It’s a great family friendly place, where you can spend hours and never be bored!"
- Tabitha B, Lansing
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Potter Park Zoo
1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
Lansing, MI 48912
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