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Farewell, Finnegan

  Finnegan the moose, who arrived approximately a month ago from the Milwaukee Zoo died unexpectedly on 10/25/16. He appeared to have died peacefully in his favorite resting spot in his exhibit. Finnegan was born at the Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo but spent the majority of his life in Milwaukee. He adjusted well to the return […]

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Zoo Closed on Zoo Boo days from 2-3pm

Please note, the NEW Zoo will be closed from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on all Zoo Boo event dates: Friday, October 14th; Saturday, October 15th; Friday, October 21st; Saturday, October 22nd; Friday, October 28th; and Saturday, October 29th.  Event gates will open at 3:00 p.m. For Zoo Boo ticketing information, visit this page.

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Join us for Zoo Boo!

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is pleased to once again announce North Shore Bank as the title sponsor for our annual Halloween event: North Shore Bank Zoo Boo 2016. Tickets for North Shore Bank Zoo Boo will be available for purchase at several locations around Northeastern Wisconsin starting Saturday, September 10th.  Save money by […]

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Don’t Miss the Annual Pumpkin Carving Event

Don’t miss our annual Public Pumpkin Carving Event, sponsored by Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream! This event will be held on Wednesday, October 12th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This pumpkin-carving and decorating event is FREE and open to the public.  Just bring your own pumpkins and pumpkin-carving tools and prepare to create […]

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Event Volunteers Needed

The NEW Zoo is in need of volunteers for our upcoming event: North Shore Bank Zoo Boo 2016! Children ages 8-13 can volunteer with guardian supervision (groups of 2-3 children plus one adult usually work best). Anyone aged 14 or older can volunteer “on your own.”  This is a great opportunity for students and individuals […]

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Poetry Contest Winners Accounced

In partnership with the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets held a Kids Animal Poetry Contest. Poets 5 to 10 were recognized in two age categories: AGE 5-7 and AGE 8+.  We are very excited to share the winning poems with you below. Congratulations to the winners – and to all who […]

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Now Hiring for Guest Services Positions

Help Wanted at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park Please visit out the Brown County, WI employment website for available positions in Guest Services at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park. We have seasonal (LTE) openings for people who enjoy working hard and having fun. Positions are available in the Gift Shop and Restaurant. Check […]

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Fall Hours in Effect

Effective Thursday, September 1st, the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park will be operating under the Fall Hours of Operation schedule.  The Zoo will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Adventure Park (Ropes Challenge Course, Climbing Wall, and Zip Lines) will be closed on weekdays beginning September 1, but will be open […]

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Animal Poetry Contest for Kids

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is pleased to announce a partnership with the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets to bring you a Children’s Animal Poetry Contest!  Animals have been inspiring people for centuries – and we are excited to see that inspiration being sparked in young writers.  Any child aged 5 to 10 years can […]

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