Press Room

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

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

January 27, 2015: Tasmanian Devils Returning to Zoo
January 14, 2015: Zoo Announces 50th Birthday Celebration
November 25, 2014:  It’s a Girl!  Rare Sumatran Orangutan Born at Zoo
November 3, 2014:  2014 Attendance 3rd-highest in Zoo History
October 29, 2014:  Zoo Earns NISBC Award
October 9, 2014:  Parkview Physicians Group Pavilions
October 3, 2014:  Zoo Announces Orangutan Pregnancy
June 12, 2014: Red Panda Cub Born at Zoo
May 19, 2014:  Zoo Brew & Wine Too Presented By Chase 2014
April 22, 2014:  Australian Adventure Capital Campaign Announcement Media Kit
September 30, 2013:  Zoo Awarded Accreditation for Meeting Highest Standards
August 2, 2013:  Tara the Orangutan Now On Exhibit
May 28, 2013:  Zoo Director Receives National Award
May 1, 2013:  Rare Javan Gibbon Born at Zoo
April 30, 2013:  Zoo Launches Kids4Nature Project

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