Forget about dropping major coin to get backstage with your favorite pop artist.

How about you get up close & personal with the BIG CATS or other animals at The Potter Park Zoo.

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You can have a very special, one of a kind experience with you very own Animal Meet & Greet.

Good for the kids, a client, a date, a special occasion, a celebration, whatever.

Go behind the scenes of a favorite animal exhibit and meet them up close and personal.  Visit with the Zoo Keeper who knows them best and learn about their home, daily activities and what it takes to keep each one healthy and happy. (Potter Park Zoo)

You can choose from the big cats, otters, penguins, and some other animals. You have to check for availability as some animals won't be available depending on the time of year and/or season.

If you're interested you would contact Erin at 517-244-8042 email EORourke@ingham.org to schedule your visit.

Provide up to three date preferences for your experience and make sure to get final confirmation a minimum of two weeks before your visit.

Please be aware that meet & greets book months in advance and your selected date may not be available.

Pricing also depends on the animal and the experience. And some are really cool as they might involve the animal actually painting for you.

They even book for things like wedding proposals and larger events. Ask how by calling (517) 483-4222.