Males have blue name tags on the right flipper, and females have red tags on their left flipper.
We have a number of pairs nesting in our colony, so watch for courtship behaviors and pairs going about their nest-building activity.
Please note: The indoor viewing will only be open during periods when the pandas choose to be indoors.
Many of the birds in our colony are offspring born right here at the Aquarium and raised by our staff, while others are visitors from other zoos and aquariums around North America.
Watch this video of Pakak and Aurora interacting for the first time. Transport yourself to the continent of Asia without ever leaving your computer chair!
The Indianapolis Zoo is fortunate to have not just one but two! She shares her exhibit with Pakak, a male Pacific walrus calf who was found stranded off the coast of Northern Alaska in 2012.Penguin feedings occur every day at 10:, where you are invited to ask our staff any questions you've ever wanted to ask about penguins. Check out our Backstage Penguin Pass, an intimate behind-the-scenes experience where you get up close and personal with a couple of our people-friendly penguins, prepare and feed the birds a meal in their exhibit, and learn what it really takes to care for these fascinating birds while taking all the photos you want.A restoration and sustainability project on the iconic domed lantern in the ceiling of the Main Entrance will close the area until early June to facilitate the erection of scaffolding.Exploring the relationship between photography and the idea of family, looks at family photographs as a cultural practice through the lens of migration.It considers the social, political, and technological influences that impact how we conceptualize and represent family. Tucked away in a box, framed on the wall, or saved to the cloud, personal photos are all around us in abundance.For Canadians, family photographs are often linked to stories of migration.Check out the rockhoppers, gentoos and king penguins inside the Oceans building!The rockhoppers are the smallest species — the ones with the yellow feathers jutting out from their heads.Whether recent or in the distant past, over short or long distances, international or even within Canada, photographs play an important role in these experiences.From departures and arrivals to everyday moments and milestones, they capture these journeys and keep us connected; even the family photos that are lost or destroyed along the way can still linger in our imaginations.