The COVID-19 pandemic has created countless challenges. In addition to an impact on the Ross Park Zoo regular season, the pandemic has played a role in limiting their mission of education in the community. Due to COVID-19, the zoo is not able to operate education programs like Winter Zoo School, Wild Encounters, ZooMobile outreach, and traditional winter events such as Courtship Tails. These add up to a major loss of revenue during the offseason. Please consider a donation to the zoo’s COVID Relief Fund at rossparkzoo.org/covidrelief, where your contribution will go directly towards providing food, care, and supplies for over 175 animals at the Ross Park Zoo.