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Our History

Originally called the South Bend Zoo, Potawatomi Zoo began as a modest duck pond in Leeper Park in 1902. As the oldest zoo in Indiana, we are rich in history.
View the Potawatomi Zoo’s Master Plan.
View the Potawatomi Zoo’s Economic Impact Study.
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Read our Fall 2018 issue of UPROAR

 

Our History

Originally called the South Bend Zoo, Potawatomi Zoo began as a modest duck pond in Leeper Park in 1902. As the oldest zoo in Indiana, we are rich in history.
View the Potawatomi Zoo’s Master Plan.
View the Potawatomi Zoo’s Economic Impact Study.
Learn More

Read our Fall 2018 issue of UPROAR

Zoo Careers

Thank you for your interest in Zoo employment opportunities! By checking this site often, you can learn more about the Zoo and what we have to offer!

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Zoo Careers

Thank you for your interest in Zoo employment opportunities! By checking this site often, you can learn more about the Zoo and what we have to offer!

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Internships

Continue your education with the Potawatomi Zoo! We offer internships in several departments throughout the year.

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Internships

Continue your education with the Potawatomi Zoo! We offer internships in several departments throughout the year.

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Volunteers

You can make a difference as a Zoo volunteer by inspiring conservation and having a lasting impact on the thousands of guests that visit annually. Event Volunteers help during special events at the Zoo, including Party for the Planet, Members’ Picnic, and Zoo Boo.

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Volunteers

You can make a difference as a Zoo volunteer by inspiring conservation and having a lasting impact on the thousands of guests that visit annually. Event Volunteers help during special events at the Zoo, including Party for the Planet, Members’ Picnic, and Zoo Boo.

Learn More