Did You Know?
Meerkats eat almost anything. They love bugs, watermelon, cat food treats, bones, and frozen fruit.
What big ears you have, what long whiskers too, what large eyes you have, and oh how you STINK! Explore the wild world of the five senses. Discover how different animals use their senses in different ways to survive. Design your own imaginary animal, and observe the sensational animals here at the zoo!
Lions and tigers and red pandas, oh my! Come walk on the wild side as we explore the challenges animals face finding their next lunch—while trying not to become someone else’s meal! Experience the unusual ways animals eat. Go behind the scenes at PPZ to discover how zookeepers prepare healthy lunches for over hundreds of animals each day!
Join us on an excursion you won’t soon forget! Imagine hiking through the rainforest, going on safari across the savannah, trekking across the arctic, and diving into the amazing world of sea creatures. Discover the amazing ways animals make these very different habitats their home through hands-on activities and games.
Jump into the spectacular world of animals at Potter Park Zoo! Imagine climbing through the trees like a lemur, running across the savannah like an oryx, flying high over mountain tops like eagles, swimming like a turtle, and crawling like a meerkat. Learn how animals move in the trees, underground, and even in the water. Watch our animal residents in their habitats, and explore some of the astonishing ways these animals are able to survive in the wild.
Spend a full day with Sensational Zoo (Morning) and What's for Lunch? (Afternoon).
Spend a full day with All Creatures at Potter Park (Morning) and Welcome to my House (Afternoon).
Spend a full day with Welcome to My House (Morning) and All Creatures at Potter Park (Afternoon).