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With prolonged road construction happening on Wells Street, we recommend beginning your Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo adventure on Sherman Boulevard until construction is finished.
Say Hello to Gherkin!

Say Hello to Gherkin! Meet Gherkin! This lovely lady is the resident northern tree shrew here at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. She has lived in the Rainforest Room for over two years and, although sometimes arboreal, Gherkin spends much of her time close to the ground. Describ ... Read More

Valentine, the EGGs-ellent Shark

Valentine, the EGGs-ellent Shark Meet Valentine! Named after a special heart-shaped mark on her forehead, Valentine has been greeting guests at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo for seven years. Though you may have seen this zebra shark swimming in ... Read More

Help Us Protect the Oceans

Did you know that more than 80% of the ocean is unmapped, unobserved, and unexplored? Or that only 35% of United States oceans and coastal waters have been mapped? The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is dedicated to helping protect the oceans and the marine life that calls it home, even the ones we m ... Read More