animals

7:21 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Campaign Launched to Bring African Lions to Binder Park Zoo

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Goal is to have lions in time for zoo's 40th anniversary in 2015
Steps away from where a thunderstorm was rolling over a simulated African savannah Wednesday, Binder Park Zoo officials announced a campaign to bring some big cats to town. The zoo's Lions, Tortoise and Bears ... Oh My! capital campaign will, officials hope, raise $3 million to bring African lions to the zoo, among other new features.
Animals
6:21 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Dog park provides social atmosphere for dogs and humans

Matt Newton and pets at Fairmount Dog Park in Kalamazoo
Credit Nancy Camden

The muscles in Elliott’s body tighten with anticipation as he spots some dogs pulling on their leaches, heading to the gate at the Fairmount Dog Park in Kalamazoo. The dog park is Elliott’s reason for living, according to Will Matthews, his human.

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