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Big Care for Big Cats

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. 

Be a Potter Park Zoo Volunteer

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.

Bat Exhibit Expansion Fundraiser Underway!

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.

Ask Mr. Dennis: Which Species are Impacted by Illegal Wildlife Trade?

By Education Curator Dennis Laidler

Staff Highlight - Rick Parker

Serving Smiles to Every Visitor

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.