Monday, August 21
Join us for our new Animal Play Days at the Minnesota Zoo! The Zoo animals receive enrichment every day to keep them mentally and physically strong – and Animal Play Days give guests a special opportunity to watch enrichment and engage with zookeepers at featured animal habitats. Come join in the play all day long and learn why it’s important for the animals, too.

9:30 Lynx Enrichment on the Minnesota Trail
10:00 Kangaroo, Wallaby, & Emu Enrichment @ Kangaroo Crossing
10:30 Goat Enrichment @ the Farm
3:00 Dhole Enrichment on the Northern Trail

Minnesota Zoo animals enjoy getting gifts too! Children of all ages can have fun treating the animals with a enrichment gift by purchasing an approved “toy” from our wish list on