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.

September 3, 2015:  Stingray Bay Opens
April 21, 2015:  Zoo Preview 2015
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 9, 2014:  Parkview Physicians Group Pavilions
June 12, 2014: Red Panda Cub Born at Zoo
April 22, 2014:  Australian Adventure Capital Campaign Announcement Media Kit
September 30, 2013:  Zoo Awarded Accreditation for Meeting Highest Standards
May 28, 2013:  Zoo Director Receives National Award

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.


Download a Backgrounder about the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.

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. Please credit Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo for all images.