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Zoo Announces New Interactive Attractions to Debut May 2016

Engelbrecht Carousel and Budgie Aviary Announced

Looking to continue and expand on its tradition as a gathering place for the community of Evansville to forge connections between people and the natural world, the Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden announced today the first steps in an a plan to bring new, interactive and engaging exhibits to its campus.

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Robot Zoo Ad

The Robot Zoo Traveling Exhibit is at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden June 8 – September 7, 2015 –
Open Daily from 9:30 am – 4 pm !

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden Onboard to Help the Hellbender – Click here for details

(Above:  Artist Raymond Graf works on Donna the hippo sculpture)

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden  opens new playground and memorial to Donna the hippo with ribbon-cutting on March 12, 2015. 

Mesker Park Zoo introduces new baby Colobus monkey

Parks aren’t about revenue, they improve our quality of life

Grandparents Day a big hit with all families

Mesker Park Zoo gets its first red panda

Mesker Park Zoo camp teaches sustainable solutions, environmental issues




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