The Medtronic Minnesota Trail Prepares for Winter

The ominous reports of predicted snow are already starting for the season. This may have some of us day dreaming about clear blue water & Read More

Thursday, October 26, 2017|Zoo News|

Family Fun November– Gray Wolf

(Canis lupus) Where They Live:  Gray wolves can be found in northern forests and tundra in North America, Asia, and Europe. What They Eat: Wolves Read More

Wednesday, October 25, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Rescued/Rehabbed Success Stories at the Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo is home to thousands of animals from around the world. From energetic White-cheeked gibbons along our Tropics Trail to calming moon jellyfish Read More

Wednesday, October 18, 2017|Animal Rescue, Conservation, In The Field|

Tracking Wily Wolves in Mongolia

Anticipation hangs in the air as I face a fluid wall of descending white.  Our volunteer on the project, John Hart, is only steps in Read More

Bison Herds Roam Minnesota Prairies Once Again!

The Minnesota Zoo, in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources established a partnership in 2012 to conserve and enhance the bison genome in Read More

Wednesday, September 27, 2017|Conservation, In The Field, Zoo News|

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    Saving Amazing Wildlife through “Super” Amazing Partnerships

Saving Amazing Wildlife through “Super” Amazing Partnerships

The Minnesota Zoo works hard every day to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. But we can’t do it all on Read More

Wednesday, September 27, 2017|Zoo News|

Family Fun May – American Bison

Where They Live: Bison roam wide-open prairies in North America. What They Eat: Bison eat mainly grasses and sedges—as much as 15-30 pounds per animal Read More

Wednesday, September 27, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Rhino Pride Campaign Makes its Mark

Celebrate World Rhino Day with the Minnesota Zoo on Friday, September 22! Come join us at the top of the Tropics Trail from noon-2pm to Read More