Potter the Otter

“Ginger” is the Spice of Life

Redheads may be known for being wild, but there are none wilder than the "gingers” at your Akron Zoo. As a matter of fact, we are home to several red species, who have all adapted to have their…
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Sight Through Sound

Each October, medical professionals celebrate Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month. When we hear the word “ultrasound,” our first thought isn’t usually of the zoo, but ultrasounds actually have a wide…
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Which Hazel Is for You?

“Every garden needs a witch hazel,” writes Michael Dirr, the author of several industry references for ornamental horticulture. He prefers the hybrid varieties for color and fragrance, which were…
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A Sensory of Belonging at the Akron Zoo

Many of us are familiar with the feeling of being overwhelmed. However, while most of us are relatively skilled at tuning-out extra sensory information (like the feeling of our clothing or the sounds…
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A Tale of Two Octos

Today we would like to wish our two octopuses here at Akron Zoo a happy World Octopus Day! On this day, octopods all over the globe are being celebrated for being the smart and fascinating animals we…
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I’m Font of the Zoo, It’s Just My Type

What comes to mind when you think of a graphic designer? Maybe you see someone sitting at a computer playing with fonts, or maybe you think of someone using Photoshop to make pictures look more…
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