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Four Things to Remember on Reef Awareness Day

Four Things to Remember on Reef Awareness Day Sea turtles, starfish, mollusks, oh my! Called the rainforests of the seas, coral reefs support a diversity of marine life; however, many reefs are being damaged, and marine species are losing their homes. You can help save life under ... Read More

Raising Helmeted Curassow Chicks

It may take a village to raise a baby, but in our case, it takes a Zoo to raise Helmeted Curassow chicks. Zoo staff were thrilled when they discovered two, cream-colored objects laying among the Helmeted Curassow’s habitat.  Boyaca and Ande, the Fort Wayne Children Zoo’s male and female Helm ... Read More

Meet the Cownose Stingray

Its square and indented snout looks like a cow nose! The cownose stingray is known for their mass migrations, but you can visit them at the Fort Wayne Children’s at the Stingray Bay! Flying like birds under the water, these cownose rays move with the waves! Here are some fun facts to help you get ... 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

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