Wisconsin Weekend: Exploring Zoos Amid The Pandemic

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Kiki a red panda at the Milwaukee County Zoo
Kiki a red panda is seen in the pandas’ outdoor exhibit at the Milwaukee County Zoo Sept. 20, 2019, in Milwaukee. Kiki was born in June and is the second cub for mother, Dr. Erin Curry and father, Dash. Red pandas are considered to be endangered due to deforestation, poaching and trapping. Carrie Antlfinger/AP Photo

Since March, Wisconsin zoos have remained closed to follow the stay-at-home order. On this Wisconsin Weekend, we’re traveling the state to see how zoos are turning to social media to engage families and raise funds. Plus, we look at how one zoo is offering drive-through exhibits.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Chuck Wikenhauser Guest
  • David Fechter Guest