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FWCZ Presents Baby Sumatran Orangutan: Asmara

On every zoo trip when I was a child (and there were many... including well into my adulthood), my favorite, must-see-or-I-will-not-be-a-happy-camper animals to see were the monkeys and apes. Maybe it's because I believed I had a special connection with them, being playfully called a monkey by my…

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Enjoy "Merry, Not Scary" Wild Zoo Halloween

What's better than the zoo during a nice day in the summer? Give up? A one-of-a-kind experience in the fall! Enter Wild Zoo Halloween at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo! If you're looking for a low-cost and seasonal event to take your kids to, this is it. When you visit the zoo from noon to 5…

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Zoo Closing Soon...Or Is it?

As Fall rolls in, virtually everything transforms. From all the kiddos headed back to school to the reemergence of "Pumpkin Spice" flavored everything, Autumn makes it's presence known quite boldly. While many of us relish this season that is a precursor to the reality of a Midwest Winter…

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A Fall Farewell to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The shortening summer days blend into autumn so quickly - where did the summer go? Fortunately, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is open until October 12, so there is plenty of time to enjoy the changing seasons in the crisp outdoors. The nice thing about visiting the Zoo in October is that…

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Loo-Au at the Zoo – A fun summer thing to do!

A hotdog, chips and cool treat at the Zoo – what could make summer better? How about a free ride through one of the zoo exhibits? According to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, the Zoo-Loo-Au celebration can draw more than 10,000 visitors in one day and it can be a really busy time! But it is a…

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What to Do at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Remember the anticipation of standing in line, waiting to get your ticket to ride the pony at the zoo? It seemed to take forever! And then you had to choose just the right horse. Nothing too big – but not one too small, either. Fortunately, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo always had a good…

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Best Places to Take Visiting Family in Fort Wayne

I love living in Fort Wayne but sadly I live at least 5 hours away from all of my family members. This means that when my family comes to visit they’re often here for a few days and we have to find things to entertain them. Our outings vary depending on the time of the year but here are a few…

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Bring the Kids to the Wild Zoo Halloween!

A spooky night of trick-or-treating might not be the best thing for everyone in the family... So bring the little ones to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for a "merry-not-scary” time at the Wild Zoo Halloween! Explore the Treat Trails, check out other pint-sized Halloween costumes, pick your…

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Red Panda-monium

There is nothing better than spending a day at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, there really isn't. But you might already know that. What I want to talk about in this post is my favorite part of the zoo, and more specifically, my favorite animal at the zoo, which just so happens to be found there…

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