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Howl with Wolves at This Southern Indiana Wildlife Sanctuary

While zoos are a great place to get an up close look at animals from all over the world. Visiting a wildlife sanctuary provides a different experience, focusing on rehabilitation, preservation and protection of wild animals. The sanctuary in this Read more >

World’s Most Toxic Animal Has Come to Indianapolis

A new exhibit at the Indiana State Museum is all about poisons.  The Power of Poison features poisons in nature (including two of the world’s most toxic animal), in literature and in medicine. The exhibit is on loan from the American Read more >

The ‘Magnificent’ New Animals at One of America’s Best Zoos

While checking off our summer bucket list I was reminded about the NEW macaw exhibit at the Indianapolis Zoo. It opened earlier this summer and we just now had the chance to see it! These beautiful birds are one of the Read more >

Families Can’t Believe the Fun at This Indiana Zoo

From petting a string ray to feeding the giraffes, there are so many reasons why the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo ranks among the top mid-sized zoos in the country and is one of the top attractions in Northeast Indiana. My Read more >

Summer is the Time to ‘Tak-in’ a Hoosier Zoo

The sun is shining which means thousands of animals throughout Indianas zoos are smiling — at least the ones that like warm weather. Indianas zoos have a plethora of opportunities to view traditional animals like giraffes to the unusual like Read more >

A Howling Good Time at Wolf Park & Brunos Pizza in West Lafayette

During our recent visit to Lafayette, we planned a visit to Wolf Park in the town of Battle Ground, 15 minutes away.This is a non-profit organization that strives with a staff of volunteers to learn more about wolves and educate Read more >

Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo Turns 50!

If youve had Visit the Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo on your familys bucket list, make plans to get there this summer. Theres never been a better time! The Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo, which opened April 25, is kicking off a Read more >

Indiana Zoos

The weather is getting warmer. I know, it seems almost unbelievable, but it is. So what better way to celebrate than to visit one of Indiana’s great zoos! Potawatomi Zoo (South Bend) – Last summer, my daughter and I headed Read more >

Wolf Park’s Annual Holiday Party

Get ready because Santa and his Elves will be arriving on the Purdue Boilermaker Special Train this Saturday at Wolf Park! Wolf Park is hosting a holiday party for the wolves (and for kids too!) from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Read more >