About the Zoo Society
The Merced Zoological Society is a non-profit organization established in 1983 to help improve Applegate Park Sanctuary/Wildlife Center for both the animals and visitors. MZS provides the city with one-third of the zoo’s annual operating budget. The society's office phone number is (209) 725-DEER. The society meets at 7:00 P.M. on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Please join us!