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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

International Women's Month: Meet Shelley

International Women’s Month: Meet Shelley If you ask Shelley Scherer to pick a favorite memory from her 30 seasons at the Zoo, she will tell you it’s impossible. “I’ve seen sea lions swim for the first time in their new exhibit, I’ve ... Read More

International Women's Month: Meet Tanisha

Women of the Zoo: Meet Tanisha “I told my mom, ‘I cannot do this. It smells like fish, my hair was getting wet, the humidity was crazy, and I am miserable – I am out!’ but she told me to stick it out – don’t give up and see this through…and here I am today.” In ... Read More