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The Oldest Zoo in Indiana

From humble beginnings as a modest duck pond in Leeper Park, to becoming a pillar of the Michiana area with more than 500 animals, some very rare or endangered, The Potawatomi Zoo is always growing and improving!
View the Potawatomi Zoo’s Master Plan.
View the Potawatomi Zoo’s Economic Impact study.

The Oldest Zoo in Indiana

From humble beginnings as a modest duck pond in Leeper Park, to becoming a pillar of the Michiana area with more than 500 animals, some very rare or endangered, The Potawatomi Zoo is always growing and improving!
View the Potawatomi Zoo’s Master Plan.
View the Potawatomi Zoo’s Economic Impact study.
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Potawatomi Zoological Society

The Potawatomi Zoo inspires excellence in education, conservation, and improved animal quality of life.

It is the vision of the Potawatomi Zoological Society:

  • To protect and preserve the diversity of species on Earth
  • To provide guests with a unique and meaningful animal experience that is memorable, up close, and personal
  • To be recognized as a premier regional destination
  • To be responsible and respectful of the facilities and resources entrusted to us

Potawatomi Zoological Society

The Potawatomi Zoo inspires excellence in education, conservation, and improved animal quality of life.

It is the vision of the Potawatomi Zoological Society:

  • To protect and preserve the diversity of species on Earth
  • To provide guests with a unique and meaningful animal experience that is memorable, up close, and personal
  • To be recognized as a premier regional destination
  • To be responsible and respectful of the facilities and resources entrusted to us