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Progress report: Zoo's new Adventure Africa exhibit

Published May 30, 2018

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.

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2/3 of $25 million for new zoo elephant, rhino & hippo areas already raised

Published May 24, 2018

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.

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Washington Park Zoo has left barely a trace

Published May 29, 2011

Go there now and you'll barely see a trace of it remaining. Maybe a sweep of terrain, certainly a few footpaths that appear to follow the same route as they did a half century ago. No, there is almost no hint that the Washington Park Zoo ever even existed on the southwest corner of the park along Vliet Street.

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The Zoo: a fun option for a long Milwaukee winter

Published Jan. 3, 2006

Many people don't realize it, but the Milwaukee County Zoo is open 365 days a year and there is just as much animal activity going on in January as there is in June. Combat your winter cabin fever by spending a day with the animals.