There's no comparing the Milwaukee County Zoo's former hippo area with the new Dohmen Family Foundation Hippo Haven, virtually a hippo town, which officially opened when the zoo reopened to visitors last month.
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The Milwaukee County Zoo will reopen to visitors as an "outdoor experienceâ€ on Saturday, June 13, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley announced Monday.
Eaton power management company has donated $120,000 to the Milwaukee County Zoo's Window to the Wild capital campaign, the Zoological Society of Milwaukee announced Tuesday morning.
It may not get recognized with a Tony Award, but some of the most enjoyable theater in town this summer isn't happening where you might expect. Kohl's Wild Theater, which takes place at the Milwaukee County Zoo, teaches lessons about pets, internet safety, migrating birds and more.
Recently, the Milwaukee County Zoo officially announced the opening of the new "Otter Passage" exhibit just inside the new west entrance that opened this spring with a parking lot and entrance area, as well as a snack bar and souvenir shop.
This list features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.
Last week, the Zoological Society of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee County Zoo announced a new plan to transform the zoo over the course of the next couple decades. Last week, the Zoological Society of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee County Zoo announced a new plan to transform the zoo over the course of the next couple decades.
The Zoological Society of Milwaukee announced today that it quietly launched a capital campaign that has already raised $16.7 million toward a $25 million required for the first phase of a plan that will transform the Milwaukee County Zoo over the course of the next 25 years. That initial phase is the creation of a new elephant area.
The Wisconsin State Fair on Tuesday announced its partner promotions for the 2018 festival, including a few favorites from years past. These promotions offer a variety of local deals, allowing visitors affordable options for attending the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 2-12.
You don't have to go to Las Vegas for an exciting night of boxing, gourmet dining, drinks and more. Puttin' on the Ritz, sponsored by Husch Blackwell, is an annual fundraiser for the Zoological Society of Milwaukee held at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino.
As children become tweens and teens, it makes sense to let go of some activities, but don't let go of a trip to the zoo. Here are some dos and don'ts for teen time with wild animals.
Last week, my kids hit me with a flurry of questions about the Milwaukee County Zoo. I directed their queries to Jennifer Diliberti-Shea, public relations coordinator for Milwaukee County Zoo, and she came back with some answers.
The Milwaukee County Zoo's three Amur tiger cubs made their public debut today in the Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country. The cubs, one male and two females, have been named: Kashtan, Eloise and Bernadette. They were born Sept. 14 to mother, Amba, and father, Strannik.
The Milwaukee County Zoo announced a cuddly infusion of tiny feline cuteness on Wednesday, revealing that three Siberian tigers were recently born. The cubs, who are not yet named, were born Sept. 14 to mother Amba and male Strannik, both of whom are 13 years old.
There's nothing like kids to get you out to the zoo. Since the little ones arrived, I've come to know the Milwaukee County Zoo intimately. But on a recent visit, I learned that there was plenty I hadn't yet seen or experienced at the zoo.