New Grizzly Bear exhibit now open
After months of construction, the John Ball Zoo is debuting their latest renovation project, the Meijer Grizzly Bear exhibit.
Fun facts about a popular zoo attraction
It's one of the most popular exhibits at the John Ball Zoo , the chimpanzees. People just love seeing these humorous animals in their outdoor home.
A special visitor from the John Ball Zoo
April 25th was World Penguin Day and in recognition of the special event, a special visitor came to the "Maranda: Where You Live" studios to play.
Scorpions, frogs and whatizits
John Ball Zoo insiders have teamed up for bi-weekly blogging about eye-opening and interesting stories from behind-the-scenes at the zoo.
It's party time....for the planet!
The John Ball Zoo is the best place in town to celebrate Earth Day! On Saturday, April 20 from 10 - 3 p.m., visitors can not only check out the amazing
John Ball Zoo launches weekly blogs
Did you know that the John Ball Zoo is home to two of the oldest kelp gulls in the world? This fun fact and other surprising details are shared in John Ball
Spend Spring Break at the zoo
If your kids love animals, think about enrolling them in Spring Break Camp at the John Ball Zoo.
John Ball Zoo opens for the season
The John Ball Zoo is now open for the 2013 season, but over the past few months zoo staff has been working hard behind the scenes to make sure your experience
Animal adventures for kids
The John Ball Zoo might be closed for the winter, but that doesn't mean your kids can't still enjoy some of their animals.
Trick-or-treating at the John Ball Zoo
Bring the kids out to the John Ball Zoo for trick-or-treating fun! This weekend Zoo Goes Boo at the John Ball Zoo continues with spooky animal encounters,
Get ready for Halloween fun
It's time for Halloween family fun at the Zoo Goes Boo at the John Ball Zoo. Dress the kids up and explore the "kookie-not-spookie" trail, trick-or-treat,
Zookeeper for a day
9 year old animal lover, Andrew Willet, recently had the chance to become Zookeeper for a Day at the John Ball Zoo. He spent the day shadowing the zookeepers
Highlights from Walk the Zoo
Recently Maranda and her community partners held an event at the John Ball Zoo encouraging families to be active and move more. Families were invited about to
You're invited to Walk the Zoo
In an effort to get families to move more together, Maranda and her partners have teamed up to present Walk the Zoo.
Animals, adventure, fitness and fun
The John Ball Zoo has some exciting changes coming this summer, including a new expansion that is perfect to let kids run, jump and be active!
Summer 2012 at John Ball Zoo
The John Ball Zoo is open for the summer and is the perfect fun spot for families. Enjoy hundreds of animals, animal encounters, fun activities and check out