Milwaukee County Zoo [edit]
10001 W. Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 771-5500
www.milwaukeezoo.org/
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The Milwaukee County Zoo is considered among the finest in the country. It is situated on 200 wooded acres and is home to approximately 2,500 animals, representing 300 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and invertebrates.

The Milwaukee County Zoo hosts more than 20 special events each year including celebrations at Easter, Halloween and the holiday season.

Open 365 days a year, the Zoo is not be be missed, it's the wildest place in town!
 
Upcoming events

Aug. 15, 2020 - Aug. 15, 2020
Walk on the Wild Side for Foster Care

Join us as we raise awareness that more families are needed to care for the 8,000 kids in Wisconsin foster-care. Engage a team to secure pledges to allow Chosen to further expand our supportive services to reach more foster families.

 
 


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Zoo's new Hippo Haven brings visitors nose to nose with 5,300-pound Happy

Zoo's new Hippo Haven brings visitors nose to nose with 5,300-pound Happy

By Bobby Tanzilo - July 22, 2020
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Milwaukee County Zoo will partially reopen this week

Milwaukee County Zoo will partially reopen this week

By Bobby Tanzilo - June 08, 2020
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Eaton's $120,000 Zoo donation will help fund new elephant bedrooms

Eaton's $120,000 Zoo donation will help fund new elephant bedrooms

By Bobby Tanzilo - Sept. 04, 2018
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Kohl's Wild Theater spreads learning fun throughout the Zoo

Kohl's Wild Theater spreads learning fun throughout the Zoo

By Bobby Tanzilo - July 12, 2018
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Otter Passage exhibit returns playful mammals to the Milwaukee County Zoo

Otter Passage exhibit returns playful mammals to the Milwaukee County Zoo

By Bobby Tanzilo - June 19, 2018
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