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Fall Hours Begin September 1

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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Zoo mourns sudden loss of 3 otters

Otter Update – July 2016 The reports on the early June deaths of three otters at the NEW Zoo have been finalized. Post mortem examinations were performed by Zoo veterinarians and veterinary pathologists at the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Madison. The otters succumbed to a Salmonella infection. Salmonella causes severe gastroenteritis and can develop […]

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Summer Hours & Wild Wednesdays in Effect

Beginning June 1st, the NEW Zoo will be open 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. seven days a week!  Summer is here and that means our hours are extended until 8 p.m. each night. Stop by and see some old friends and make new ones!  Enjoy a leisurely walk through the zoo and have some refreshments […]

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Early Entrance Days Return

‘Early Entrance’ Days are back for Zoo Pass Members Only! Mark your calendar for “Member Mornings” beginning Wednesday, June 1st, 2016. The New Zoo & Adventure Park is pleased to offer, for the second year, Member Mornings ~ our newest benefit for Zoo Pass Members.  Wednesday, June 1st, will be the first of three ‘early […]

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Few Spaces Remain Open for Summer Zoo Camp

Zoo Camp Registration Begins January 20th! It may be the middle of winter, but at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, we know it’s never too soon to look ahead to the summer! That’s why we are pleased to announce the July 2016 topics and schedule for our 6th annual Summer Zoo Camp Program for […]

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New Internships Available

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is currently recruiting Interns!  We have recently expanded our internship options and opportunities.  Applicants no longer have to be interested in either education or animal care; we now offer programs in THREE NEW areas: marketing & social media, volunteer coordination/management, and graphic design and photography!  These new Internships will provide […]

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Go Behind-the-Scenes with Wild Encounters

Did you know the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park’s Education Department behind-the-scenes programs?  Guests have more options than ever before to get to know the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park’s animals. With our private program offerings, guests can now experience private, personalized zoo encounters with three different species: the giraffes, penguins, or Aldabra tortoises. These […]

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