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Stand Tall with the Giraffe on World Giraffe Day

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to learn about giraffe and their care through fun, hands-on activities on Monday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. World Giraffe Day encourages Zoo guests to learn about and celebrate giraffe and their important place in the animal kingdom. “World Giraffe Day … Continued

Celebrate World Ocean Day at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to celebrate World Ocean Day on Friday, June 18 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. The Zoo will have various educational stations that will include learning opportunities and interactive experiences. These stations will highlight conservation of the ocean, learning about the different roles of … Continued

See How Cool and Gross Nature can be on Grossology Day

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to embrace the gross parts of animal life through hands-on experiences during our Grossology event on Tuesday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Grossology Day allows Zoo guests to learn how essential and cool the off-putting aspects of nature are for survival … Continued

Learn to Engage with Nature on Kids for Nature Play Day

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to engage with nature in curious and artistic ways during our Kids for Nature Play Day on Wednesday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kids for Nature Play Day encourages zoo guests to explore and appreciate nature in creative ways as a … Continued

Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to help us celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, Wednesday, May 12th from 10 am to 2 pm. Guests of all ages can discover the beauty of migrating birds’ songs, the mystery of migration and the astounding power of flight. Interactive stations in the Zoo’s … Continued

Anderson Legacy Honored

Fort Wayne IN – The Board of Directors of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo unveiled a plaque that will remain on zoo grounds permanently, honoring the legacy Jim Anderson’s many years of service and leadership for the Zoo. Board President, Chuck Surack said, “I have known Jim for many years and can tell you what … Continued

Legacy Honoree

You won’t want to miss this special plaque unveiling to the recipient, to honor the legacy of many years of service and leadership to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo on Wednesday, May 5 at 10:15 am. Please meet at front gate at 10 am for a short walk to the train plaza. Shh, this is … Continued

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Sumatran Tigers Tested for COVID-19

Friday evening at 6 pm the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Staff Veterinarian received confirmation that both Sumatran tigers have tested positive for COVID 19. On Feb.1, 2021, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo animal care staff reported one of the Sumatran tigers showing mild symptoms consistent with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Fecal samples for … Continued

Zoo Opens Saturday, April 24 for 57th Season

Fort Wayne IN – When the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo opens for the 2021 season on Saturday, it will be to less restrictions than the abbreviated season of 2020. “We can’t wait for guests to come out and celebrate spring at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo,” says new Executive Director, Rick Schuiteman. “We will be … Continued

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