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Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden
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Twilight Tuesdays Continue 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 for the next several Tuesdays.

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Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden
(Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden via Facebook)
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‘Members Only’ Party Tuesday Night at Mesker Park Zoo

On Tuesday, June 17th Mesker Park Zoo hosts a "members only" party from 5:30p-7:30p. If you're a zoo member, you'll definitely want to take advantage of this opportunity which includes free activities and behind-the-scenes access.

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Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden
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Sign Up for Summer Zoo Camp with Mesker Park Zoo

If you're trying to find activities for your kiddos this summer, you need look no further than the west side of Evansville. The Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden Summer Camp is a great experience for your kids!

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(Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
(Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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Evansville Streets Alive! Gets Us Moving With Family Fun

With springtime comes the annual Evansville Streets Alive!  It's Evansville's open street event, part of a nationwide movement to get people moving.  It's not just a street fair, though, it's much more; however, no vehicles are allowed, but if you want to bring your bicycle, skateboard or walk or dance, you're invited to do so!  This year, Evansville Streets Alive will have an additional new location.

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(Steve Finn/Getty Images)
(Steve Finn/Getty Images)
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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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(Donna the Hippo - Facebook)
(Donna the Hippo - Facebook)
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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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(Mesker Park Zoo-Facebook)
(Mesker Park Zoo-Facebook)
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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 via Facebook)
(Mesker Park Zoo via Facebook)
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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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