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 January-April 2022

January-April 2022

In this issue you’ll meet Bean, the Zoo’s new caribou; get a peek inside some of the nests found in the Herb & Nada Mahler Family Aviary; check in with a collection of your favorite Zoo primates and more. This issue also features our brochure of Summer Zoo Camps, sponsored by Penzeys!

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Wild Things November-December 2021

November-December 2021

In this issue, learn about the Zoo’s new holiday event, Wild Lights. Filled with lights and animal themes, discover what the Zoo has in store for you. Plus, find out why there are blue tubes inside the Zoo’s wooded areas. Then, read about the team effort to care for wild birds that stop inside the Zoo.

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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 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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