Saving Black Rhinos

October is a great month to learn more about the Zoo’s work in Namibia to save critically endangered black rhinos.  Jeff Muntifering (Minnesota Zoo Conservation Read More

Wednesday, September 28, 2016|Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation, Zoo News|

Minnesota Bison Conservation Herd

Bison conservation efforts continue to make huge progress in Minnesota this year.  The Minnesota Zoo, in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources established Read More

Wednesday, September 28, 2016|Animal, Conservation, Zoo News|

Family Fun September – Black Rhinoceros

Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis One of the Minnesota Zoo’s conservation biologists works with local people in the African country of Namibia to save the region’s Read More

Wednesday, September 28, 2016|Kids, Zoo News|

How Can You Help Save Wild Black Rhinos?

How does $10 save a black rhino’s life? Just $10 funds the Minnesota Zoo’s work in northwestern Namibia, where we partner with Save the Rhino Read More

Thursday, September 22, 2016|Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation|

World Rhino Day

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

Thursday, September 15, 2016|Animal, Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation|

Family Fun September – Sea Otter

Sea Otter Enhydra lutris The Minnesota Zoo is home to three sea otters—Capers, Jasper, and Rocky.  They were each found as orphaned pups in the Read More

Thursday, August 25, 2016|Kids, Zoo News|

Minnesota, Where the Bison Roam

The American plains bison is the official mammal of the United States and evokes images of the past when great herds thundered across the plains.  Read More

Wednesday, August 24, 2016|Animal, Conservation, Zoo News|

Animal Play Day

Animal Play Day is one day a month where we want to highlight animal enrichment.  Each month the zookeeper’s choose 4-6 exhibits/areas to highlight that Read More

Wednesday, July 27, 2016|Animal, Zoo News|