Take Action During National Pollinator Week!

June 20-26 is National Pollinator week!  Did you know that three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants and about 35 percent of the world’s food crops Read More


Summer Fun at the Zoo

There are so many ways for families to have fun at the Minnesota Zoo this summer!  How does playing in nature, going on a family Read More

Thursday, June 2, 2016|Zoo News|

Community Rhino Rangers Gain Momentum

By Jeff Muntifering, Minnesota Zoo Conservation Biologist Greetings from Namibia, where in the Southern Hemisphere the days are getting shorter and colder but our efforts Read More

Wednesday, June 1, 2016|Black Rhino Conservation, Zoo News|

Animal Spotlight: The Bali Mynah

Did you know that Bali mynahs, on exhibit on the Minnesota Zoo’s Tropics Trail, are one of the most critically endangered species of birds in the world? Read More

Wednesday, May 25, 2016|Birds, Zoo News|

Take our #Plant4Pollinators Challenge

Springtime is the perfect time for a fun family activity that helps wildlife – planting a pollinator garden!  It’s a great way to learn about Read More


The Making of a Dinosaurs Exhibit

Dinosaurs are returning to the Minnesota Zoo for the summer, and they’re almost ready to make their debut. Zoo staff are working hard to make Read More

Wednesday, May 25, 2016|Zoo News|

3,000,000 Million Hours and Counting!

Since the Minnesota Zoo opened in 1978, volunteers have been at the core of our success. This spring we reach a major milestone: we will Read More

Wednesday, May 25, 2016|Zoo News|

The Zoo Isn’t Just for Kids

The Minnesota Zoo is great place for kids and families, but it’s also an amazing destination for adults who want to have a great time Read More

Thursday, May 19, 2016|Zoo News|