Potter the Otter

Tex Me Happy Birthday

On June 20, we will officially welcome the summer season in the Northern Hemisphere.  We will also celebrate the 36th birthday of the animal who has been an Akron Zoo resident longer than any other,…
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Get Schooled About Fishing!

Fishing has been around nearly as long as humans themselves, but there’s only one day a year that specifically encourages people to go out and fish. National Go Fishing Day is celebrated on June 18…
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Paws-itively Purr-fect Pals

A good friend is like a four leafed clover: hard to find and lucky to have -Irish Proverb National Best Friends Day is a day to celebrate that one person who is always by your side, through thick…
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National Zoo and Aquarium Month

June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month! This month is to honor the role that accredited zoos and aquariums play in conservation and research to protect our natural world. The month encourages people…
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A Great Reed

“Bamboo” is still a word that makes zoo horticulturists cringe; and considering it’s aggressive nature, rightfully so! It is impossible to miss the dense, linear and somewhat oppressive stands of…
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