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Yes, the Animals in African Journey Really Do Spend the Winter Here! But don’t they enjoy warmer wea ... Read More

Meet Brenda

Imagine receiving a call that a 4-month-old orangutan baby had been confiscated by the local army from a farmer and it’s presumed her mother was killed.  In March 2019, that’s exactly what happened to our conservation partner, Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP).  When Brenda arri ... Read More

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

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