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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November-December 2023 Issue Of Wild Things

November-December 2023

This issue is a page-turner with insights into the Zoo’s newest members: Choto, the snow leopard, and Nelson, the Norwegian Fjord horse. Plus, we’re shining a spotlight on some unique animal species, like the rhinoceros hornbills and koi fish. As the holiday season approaches, we’ve included Zoological Society-themed gift ideas that will make your holiday shopping a breeze.

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Wildthings September October2023

September-October 2023

Readers of this issue will meet the Zoo’s elusive prairie dogs, learn about the Zoological Society’s bat monitoring program, get a glimpse at the new Backyard Bird Walk and much more. This issue also previews all of the events happening at the Zoo this fall.

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July-August 2023 Issue Of Wild Things

July-August 2023

In this issue discover new ways to cruise around the Zoo. Plus, learn about the Japanese macaques and their family structure. Read up on the rules for the Kids Green Art Contest and get ready to see some amazing works of art. Finally, check out the list of Fall Zoo Classes being offered this year.

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May-June 2023 Issue Of Wild Things Newsletter

May-June 2023

In this issue, learn about the summer activities and events inside the Zoo including our members-only event and the special days for moms and dads. Find out what the big cats prefer for their enrichment items. Then, read about the caribou that mysteriously dropped his antlers nearly 10 months too early! Plus, learn how doing nothing in your yard can help the environment.

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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