Did You Know?
Magellanic penguins are named after Ferdinand Magellan who first discovered them in 1519.
International Migratory Bird Day celebrates spring, and with it the return of millions of migratory birds to their breeding areas! Nearly 350 species of migratory birds travel between nesting habitats in North America and non-breeding grounds in South and Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
Come on out to the zoo to celebrate IMBD and Be A Tourist In Your Own Town. We'll have stations set up to teach you about our areas migratory birds, and fun activities for the whole family!
International Migratory Bird Day is celebrated in conjunction with GLCVB's "Be A Tourist In Your Own Town." Admission is free with a "Be A Tourist" passport available at the zoo and many other locations in the Lansing area. For more information on the Be A Tourist... event, click here.