Washington Park Zoo
MICHIGAN CITY | On Saturday, Washington Park Zoo staff welcomed its first Patagonian cavy, also known as a Mara born at the zoo. Closely related to guinea pigs, chinchillas, degus and capybaras, the Patagonian cavy are the world’s second-largest rodent, reaching heights of about 18 inches. T…
MICHIGAN CITY | Monkey Island and other features at Washington Park Zoo were built to help create jobs during the Great Depression.
MICHIGAN CITY | It's true what they say, "one man's trash is another's treasure" so let’s reuse, renew and recycle your gently-used, unwanted goods and turn them into someone else's treasure! On April 27, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Zoo crew is teaming up with the Zoo society to organize a co…
MICHIGAN CITY | As a kick-off for its 85th anniversary celebration, the Washington Park Zoo is inviting members of the community to help design the zoo’s new logo.
MICHIGAN CITY | The Washington Park Zoo is welcoming new additions to its animal families!
In downtown Michigan City on Saturday the Uptown Arts District hosts Trick or Treat from 6:30-to-8:30 p.m.
MICHIGAN CITY | Scared that you don’t have any plans for Halloween this year? Fly your broomstick on down to the Washington Park Zoo on Saturday, October 27 and spend a kid-friendly, merry, not scary evening with the animals.
ST. JOHN | St. John the Evangelist First Graders have been learning about plants and animals as well as the different types of habitats in which they live. The students learned about these topics through classroom readings, engaging labs, and group projects.
MICHIGAN CITY | The Washington Park Zoo is not monkeying around on plans to renovate Monkey Island, which for decades has been the source of childhood memories for many adults.
MICHIGAN CITY | The director of Washington Park Zoo in Michigan City has been disciplined for having what was described as an "after-hours" party at the zoo.
MICHIGAN CITY | A major renovation is planned for Monkey Island -- a longtime popular attraction at the zoo in Michigan City.
MICHIGAN CITY | When the country observed the bicentennial with fireworks and parades, the bald eagle that serves as the national symbol reached a far less celebratory milestone.
The bald eagle, the United States' national symbol, has found a home at Washington Park Zoo. The zoo houses three eagles which were injured and nursed back to health.
A few days ago, I looked out of my back window in Schererville and saw the most majestic sight I have seen: four deer parading from east to west in my backyard.
Josh Boudreau, 9, of Hebron, pets a skunk named Cisco held by Julia Dare-Cole, the education curator at Washington Park Zoo in Michigan City during the Celebration of Wildlife event at Sunset Hill County Park on Saturday in Liberty Township.
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