Potter the Otter

Managing a North American Songbird Aviary

The Mike and Mary Stark Grizzly Ridge, established in 2013, highlights North America’s native species including grizzly bears, North American river otters, red wolves, coyotes and one of Association…
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Saving Wildlife

July 31 is the anniversary of the International Ranger Federation (IRF), established in 1992, so it is only fitting to commemorate World Ranger Day on this date. The IRF raises ranger awareness and…
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This is How We Roll

The Akron Zoo Alternative Energy Problem Based Learning (PBL) Challenge Initiative is an inquiry-rooted, problem-based learning challenge for sixth graders at local schools. Designed alongside the…
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Building a Bright Future

At the end of the 2021-2022 school year, fifth graders from the National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM School completed a project to design enrichment for several species at the Akron Zoo. These…
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Young and the Flightless Episode 6

It's the season finale of The Young and the Flightless, and it's our most dramatic episode ever! It's starts with a brother bromance, which turns into a brother-sister romance when one of the…
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Young and the Flightless Episode 5

How many people can say they have a penguin boyfriend? Keeper Vicky can! In the next episode of The Young and the Flightless, Keeper Vicky shares tales of her "penguin boyfriends" over the years.…
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