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Red Pandas at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo has new excitement buzzing at Red Panda Ridge, but who exactly are the four red pandas who now call this new habitat home? The Zoo is home to two different species of red pandas, Chinese and Himalayan. Paula and Phayara are a mother and daughter pair of Chinese Red ... Read More

Meet the Tower

As the saying goes “home is where the heart is”, and Mystic, Ezeji, Luna, and Faye are four giraffes who delight daily in their home at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo: Using their tongues they munch on tasty leaves, as they explore their habitat, while the curious onlookers with big smiles let ... Read More

Penny, A Curious Ostrich

Penny, A Curious Ostrich While enjoying the Fort Wayne Children Zoo’s African Savannah, you may have encountered a large, long necked bird running on two legs. Penny the ostrich loves interacting with guests and is one of the most curious and well-known animals at the Fort Wayn ... Read More

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. Described as being particular about her space, he ... 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