Press Room

Members of the media may contact Cheryl Piropato, the zoo’s Education & Communications Director, at 260-427-6803 with requests for:

Press releases
Contact Cheryl Piropato to be added to our media e-mail list to receive future press releases on zoo animals and events.

March 12, 2014:  Zoo Hatches its First Crocodile Skink
March 5, 2014:  Zoo Names Colobus Monkey Babies
February 12, 2014:  Two Colobus Monkeys Born at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
November 5, 2013:  2013 Attendance is Second-highest in Zoo History
September 30, 2013:  Zoo Awarded Accreditation for Meeting Highest Standards
August 2, 2013:  Tara the Orangutan Now On Exhibit
July 2, 2013:  Introducing Tara the Orangutan
June 7, 2013:  Red Panda Cub Does Not Survive
June 4, 2013:  Red Panda Cub Born at Zoo
May 28, 2013:  Zoo Director Receives National Award
May 23, 2013:  Zoo Awards Scholarships
May 21, 2013:  “Zoo Brew & Wine Too” Fundraising Event
May 1, 2013:  Rare Javan Gibbon Born at Zoo
April 30, 2013:  Zoo Launches Kids4Nature Project
April 16, 2013:  2013 Zoo Opening Announcement

Complimentary media tickets
Tickets are available for members of the media who intend to share information about the zoo through a news story, blog, or other methods. 

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Photo opportunities
The zoo maintains an extensive library of animal images.  Contact us and we’ll do our best to fulfill your request. 

Members of the media are welcome to download and use the images below for general zoo stories.  You may also use images from the Photo Gallery.  Please credit Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo for all images.

children on Little Poof train Children at Lion Drinking Fountain Zoo guests in African Journey Bill the African Lion
Boy standing in front of giraffe Miniature CP Huntington locomotive African Journey Safari trail Four children at glass looking at Bill the lion