Fish Smart Recipe: Grilled Salmon

The Minnesota Zoo is hosting a weekly Farmers’ Market this summer through Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Along with a variety of great local produce and Read More

Tuesday, July 29, 2014|Fish Smart|

The Making of the AVEDA Butterfly Garden

Upon your first step into the AVEDA Butterfly Garden, you can feel the warmth of sunshine and spot bright red and orange flowers in bloom. Read More


Feeding Frenzy! – Dinner Time at the Zoo

We all love to eat and our animals are no exception. With carnivores, omnivores, insectivores, herbivores, and many dietary restrictions in mind, our keepers are Read More


A Day in the Life of a Zookeeper: Tigers

What is it like to be a zookeeper for the Minnesota Zoo? Here is a blog that provides some insight into the different areas working Read More


Stingray Check-Up

The Minnesota Zoo currently houses three female southern stingrays in its Discovery Bay aquarium and 2 in another aquarium.  The oldest is approximately 14 years Read More


Introducing the Minnesota Zoo’s Big Bugs! Summer Exhibit

Big bugs have arrived at the Minnesota Zoo for the summer and are here through Labor Day, September 1st.  The Big Bugs! exhibit is located Read More

Friday, July 18, 2014|Bugs|

City Rabbits and Suburban Turkeys

This past March, we announced a new collaboration between the Minnesota Zoo’s BioDiscovery Project and the Lincoln Park Zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute. Katie Talbott, Coordinator Read More


How to Build a Bird Feeder

Looking for a fun activity to do? Check out how to make an easy bird feeder out of simple, everyday household items! What you’ll need Read More

Thursday, July 10, 2014|Birds, Get Involved|