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‘Komodo Cove’ Comes to Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

For the first time in zoo history, Komodo Dragons will be on exhibit at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden. These highly anticipated new residents will receive a warm welcome from Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and be introduced at a press conference on Friday, October 18, at 1:30pm in the Kley Building at the Zoo.

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Help Raise Funds for Mesker Park Zoo When You ‘Dash For Donna’ Saturday Morning

Run wild at Dash for Donna on August 31st at 8am. Dash for Donna has something for everyone - from the most experienced runner to the family looking for a healthy activity to enjoy.

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‘Twilight Tuesdays’ Tonight at Mesker Park Zoo

Thankfully this has absolutely nothing to do with that God awful series of movies. In fact this is quite a good thing, an awesome thing in fact. What it means is that Mesker Park Zoo will have extended hours tonight, and for the next several Tuesdays.

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Come See the New Red Panda at Mesker Park Zoo

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden welcomes a red panda for the first time in the zoo’s history. The female red panda new home is in the recently renovated Discovery Trail located outside of the Discovery Center.

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Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden’s Discovery Center Re-Opens This Weekend

After months of hard work Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden is excited to announce that the Discovery Center will re-open on Saturday!

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Mesker Park Zoo Fostering Rare Mexican Wolf Pups

The Evansville Zoo is now the new foster home to a couple of Mexican wolf pups.

Earlier last week, the extremely rare, male cubs were transported to Mesker Park Zoo, after being born under risky conditions in New York.

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‘Party For The Planet’ This Weekend at Mesker Park Zoo

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden is proud to present the Party for the Planet, sponsored by Alcoa, this Sunday, April 21st from 11am-4pm.

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Santa and Mrs. Claus, Mesker Park Zoo
Santa and Mrs. Claus, Mesker Park Zoo
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Have Breakfast With Santa This Weekend at Mesker Park Zoo

Enjoy a hot buffet breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Claus in the Rainforest Grill at Mesker Park Zoo this Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd.

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Last Day for Mesker Zoo’s ‘Boo at the Zoo’

Today is the last day for you to get out to Mesker Park Zoo and experience this long-standing family event. Boo at the Zoo has been going on for over a decade, so obviously they know how to put on a good show, and people show up by the hundreds.

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Evansville’s Annual ‘Boo at the Zoo’ Starts This Weekend

Well, you still have plenty of chances left to get out to Mesker Park Zoo and experience this long-standing family event. Boo at the Zoo has been going on for over a decade, so obviously they know how to put on a good show, and people show up by the hundreds.

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