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!
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!
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.
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.