Early History of the Zoological Society
Special thanks to the
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for contributing many of the unknown photographer images.
Zoo Director Chuck Wikenhauser (left) and Zoological Society CEO Dr. Bert Davis work together in a public-private partnership between the Zoological Society of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County (Wisconsin). Here they’re shown with Themba the lion behind them in the Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country, one of nine projects successfully completed as part of a $30.5 million capital campaign to improve the Milwaukee County Zoo.Photo: Richard Brodzeller