Potter the Otter

This Holiday is Panda-Monium

If you have visited your Akron Zoo since the opening of Lehner Family Foundation Wild Asia in May, your heart has probably been captured by our red panda sisters, Coco, Lulu, and Penny. Not only are…
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Panda Palace Special Edition

Happy International Red Panda Day! With a whole day dedicated to Coco, Lulu and Penny, we had to celebrate with special edition of Panda Palace. Red Panda Day is a day to raise awareness about red…
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2021 Akron Zoo Baby Boom

It is always fun to see new faces at your Akron Zoo, but this year your zoo has welcomed a whopping 12 newborns! While this is by no means a record (I mean, do you know how many babies fish can have…
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Honeybees – Are They Still in Trouble?

Are honeybees endangered? Is Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) still a thing? What is even going on?  Honeybees are non-native pollinators critically important for our food supply. They were imported…
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Lions are the Mane Event Today

Many years ago, lions could be found throughout Africa, Eurasia, North America, and the northern part of South America. Sadly, due to habitat loss, loss of prey and humans defending themselves and…
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Caring for our animals in all stages of life

Last week, our female snow leopard, Shanti, underwent an exam where our veterinary team confirmed the progression of chronic kidney disease and heart disease. Shanti is no longer consistently…
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