Media Room

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Welcome to the Milwaukee Country Zoo Media Room. On a deadline and need info about our animals or facilities? How about a photo? Just want to know why flamingoes’ knees bend the wrong way? Just contact us – we’re here to help!

Media Contact

Jennifer Diliberti-Shea, PR Manager


Phone Number

(414) 256-5411

  • Media Requests

    For assistance with news stories, on-site visits, or any other inquiries, please reach out to us to submit a request to our Public Relations Manager, Jenny Diliberti-Shea.

  • In The News

    Looking for the latest news about a new arrival or newborn animal? There’s so much happening! Check out the latest news and announcements from the Milwaukee County Zoo!

  • Zoo Facts

    Did you know that in 1958, the Zoo moved to its present 190-acre location bordered by Highway 45, Bluemound Road, Highway 100, and Interstate 94, opening in 1961? Check out more zoo facts, information about the organization, and some history.

  • Zoo Backgrounder

    The Milwaukee County Zoo was founded over 130 years ago. That’s almost as old as some Galapagos tortoises! Nowadays, we’re a serene home to more than 2,100 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, and reptiles, with 330 species represented. Learn more about our journey by clicking below.

  • Annual Report
    Annual Report 2021

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