Family Fun February – Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles The Minnesota Zoo has two species of sea turtles – the Atlantic Ridley Sea Turtle Lepidochelys kempii, which is critically endangered, and the Read More

Wednesday, January 24, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

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    Five great reasons to make Minnesota Zoo your Winter Staycation Destination

Five great reasons to make Minnesota Zoo your Winter Staycation Destination

It’s 78 degrees and humid every day Winter may be the BEST time of year to visit the Minnesota Zoo. The Tropics Trail offers a Read More

Wednesday, January 24, 2018|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

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    Amazing Minnesota Zoo Volunteer Reaches 20,000 Hours of Service

Amazing Minnesota Zoo Volunteer Reaches 20,000 Hours of Service

In 2018, the Minnesota Zoo is turning 40 years old and we are celebrating “40 Years of Amazing” all year long. The Zoo’s official birthday Read More

Thursday, January 4, 2018|Get Involved, Staff, Zoo News|

New Year’s Resolution to Save Wildlife

In the post-holiday daze, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the past twelve months and resolving to make changes that will benefit our lives.  Read More

Friday, December 29, 2017|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Kids Page – Malayan Tapir

Learn about our Malayan Tapirs! Scientific name: Tapirus indicus Did You Know? Tapirs love water and are excellent swimmers.  They have even been observed using their Read More

Thursday, December 28, 2017|Uncategorized|

Winter Fun at the Zoo

If you’re up for an adventure, don’t miss the Minnesota Zoo this winter season. Come see all the action on the Northern Trail as our Read More

Thursday, November 30, 2017|Zoo News|

Family Fun December– 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 of Read More

Tuesday, November 28, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

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|