Wild Things Newsletter

Wild Things is our member newsletter published in January, May, July, September and November. It keeps our members informed on upcoming events, new animals at the Zoo, education programs, sponsorship opportunities and more. It also takes you behind the scenes with animal info and keeper profiles. It has been published since December 1995 by the Zoological Society’s communications team with the help of the Zoo’s and Society’s events teams, educators, zookeepers and other staff.

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Wild Things: September-October 2021

September-October 2021

Meet the newest male gorilla and how he overcomes his inability to hear. Plus, discover the different musical instruments zookeepers use at one exhibit to call each species individually. And don’t miss out on some great fall events like Ride on the Wild Side, Zumba, Senior Celebration and Boo at the Zoo.

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Wild Things: July-August 2021

July-August 2021

In this issue, you’ll find a profile on red river hog brothers Mort and Dudley, a peek into the Education Department’s woodsy Nature Play grounds and the inside scoop on the new additions to Penzeys Carousel. Plus, you’ll get an eye-opening look at the birds with the best “eyelashes” at the Zoo – the southern ground hornbills.

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Wild Things: May-June 2021

May-June 2021

This issue is filled with inside information including a look inside the Small Mammals Building and the newest animals calling it home, a sneak preview of the summer special exhibit and exciting new options for tours around the Zoo.

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Wild Things January 2021

January-April 2021

One species gets the seasonal flu shot each year. Find out how the bonobos help make the zookeeper’s job easier during the process. Learn what is so unique about cuttlefish now on exhibit in the Aquatic & Reptile Center. See what we love about the Zoo in the wintertime and test your animal skills by playing a match game.

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Wild Things Newsletter Archive

Check out issues of Wild Things dating all the way back to 1995. You can reminisce about events of the past and previous generations of animals at the Milwaukee County Zoo.

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Wild Things Newsletter Archive