Hope for Amur Leopards

Less than ten years ago, the situation looked dire for wild Amur leopards.  One of the rarest and most beautiful cats on Earth, the Amur Read More

Wednesday, November 30, 2016|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Volunteer at the Zoo

It’s not too early to begin thinking about college internship and volunteer opportunities for 2017.  The Minnesota Zoo has a plethora of options for you Read More

Wednesday, November 30, 2016|Staff, Zoo News|

Family Fun December – Reindeer

Reindeer Rangifer tarandus The Minnesota Zoo is home to seven caribou, also known as reindeer. Where They Live: Caribou are found in the northern regions Read More

Wednesday, November 23, 2016|Kids, Zoo News|

Reindeer Facts

The holiday season has a familiar (furry-faced) friend, the reindeer, and whether you see them pulling Santa’s sleigh or grazing right here at the Minnesota Read More

Wednesday, November 23, 2016|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Puma Kitten Update

The Minnesota Zoo recently became the new home to two (extremely adorable) orphaned puma kittens from Washington. They are currently behind the scenes being cared Read More


Donate to Conservation at the Zoo

Protect Amur tigers from poaching.  Save Minnesota’s prairie butterflies.  Restore critically endangered Amur leopards.  Bring blue-throated macaws back from the brink of extinction.  Return bison Read More

Tuesday, November 22, 2016|Conservation, Get Involved, Zoo News|

The “Funny River Five” Are All Grown Up

Heartstrings around the country were tugged in the spring of 2014 when we learned about five orphaned gray wolf pups that were rescued from the Read More


Growing Up at the Minnesota Zoo

Hey everyone! My name is Josh Le, Communications and Media Relations Manager for the Minnesota Zoo. I’m not a super rad zookeeper or veterinarian – Read More

Thursday, October 27, 2016|Staff, Zoo News|