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It Takes a Village to Raise a Hornbill

There is a popular saying “it takes a village to raise a child” and the same could be said for Bushy-crested wild hornbill chicks.  Our story begins deep in Thailand’s Budo-Sungain Padi National Park with the hero and heroine of my story, a Bushy-crested hornbill breeding pair.  In late Janu ... Read More

Meet Sukari

Meet Sukari We would like you to meet Sukari, the youngest member of our tower. Faye, our seven-year-old giraffe, welcomed a baby girl to our Zoo family on September 4 at 2:03 p.m. Mom and baby are both doing very well and have been bonding behind scenes. With the help ... Read More

Many Species, One Planet, One Future - ACRES Land Trust

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo strives to make a difference for animals every day. To help achieve this goal, we participate in programs and initiatives to protect animals and their habitats around the world. ACRES Land Trust is one of our many conservation partners at the Fort Wayne Children’ ... Read More

Zoo To You is Back!

Zoo To You is back! Join Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s Executive Director, Jim Anderson, and the whole Zoo gang as we bring the Zoo to your home screen with Zoo to You! Watch animals climb, waddle and jump, learn how we train different animals and so much more! You may ... Read More

How Giraffe Winter in Indiana

A Giraffe’s wild home is the warmth of the African savannas, at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, we make Indiana feel like home—even in the winter. Like all of our zoo animals, our six giraffe stay here in the cold winter months, and anything below 50 degrees is a temp too cold for the ... Read More

Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program

The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program (SOCP) has been working alongside the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo since 2012 on environmental education, research and protecting the habitats of endangered orangutans. ... Read More

Farewell to Sal

Recently, we said goodbye to our last remaining black stork, Salvador. Sal lived an incredible and memorable life, and I feel compelled to share his story – a story filled with drama, devotion, and trailblazing. Sal was imported by the FWCZ from Romania in 1989 when he was just a year old. Afte ... Read More

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