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Bald Eagle Hit by Car Gets New Home at John Ball Zoo

A bald Eagle who was hit by a car in the UP last summer is getting a new home at John Ball Zoo, MLive reports. 

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You Know You Grew Up in Grand Rapids When…

There are so many things that people have experienced growing up in Grand Rapids. So many, that we compiled a list. You know you grew up in Grand Rapids when...

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Yes! Zoo and Museum via Youtube
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Grand Rapids Residents Agree That This Is The Worst Election Advertisement [Video]

Trump, Clinton, Johnson, and Stein supporters are all agreeing on one thing this election season.  And that one thing is that the Zoo and Museum ad is THE WORST...

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The John Ball Zoo Is Hosting Two Pokemon GO Events

This Sunday the John Ball Zoo is staying open late and dropping Pokemon lures at all of their Pokemon Stops inside the Zoo!

The John Ball Zoo will be setting lures at all15 of the Pokestops inside of the Zoo from 3:00pm until 6:00pm...

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The John Ball Zoo Visits Connie & Curtis [Video]

On Friday, the John Ball Zoo joined us in the studio with a very furry little friend!  The Mexican Porcupine, Bazoo, joined us to help celebrate John Ball Zoo's 125th Anniversary...

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Sad Day At John Ball Zoo – 18 Stingrays And 3 Sharks Found Dead

A very sad Friday for the John Ball Zoo as employees arrived to work to find that 18 cownose stingrays and 3 bamboo sharks had died the night before.

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Grand Rapids’ Zoo School Named Among Top 14 Most Innovative Schools in U.S.

A Grand Rapids' educational program is getting national recognition.

Tech Insider has named Grand Rapids Public School's Zoo School at John Ball Zoo one of the 14 most innovative in the country, MLive Reports

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Perfect Summer Date Spots in West Michigan

With summer upon us that means summer lovin'. Whether you're attached or single these are some of the best places to go on a date in West Michigan...

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The Ducks are Running at Ken-O-Sha Park Elementary

One kindergarten student said when asked what she thought about the ducks, "they are so cute and I so am excited for them to walk out because it will be like a parade."

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15 MORE Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

A few weeks ago we went through the 15 things that anyone who lives in Grand Rapids should do or try at least once. Obviously, we couldn't just stop at 15 considering there's so much to do in this awesome city...

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John Ball Zoo Asks Gardeners For Help

Are you a pro at gardening? Have some extra produce? John Ball Zoo needs your help!

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Weekend Update

Opening day at the John Ball Zoo, layoffs coming to the Grand Rapids Public Library, more snow on the way, plus more trends from this week that you may have missed.

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