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|

In the Field: Peregrine Falcon Part 3

The Minnesota Zoo is well known for its 485 acre facility in Apple Valley, Minnesota – just minutes away from the Mall of America. However Read More


In the Field: Peregrine Falcon Part 2

The Minnesota Zoo is well known for its 485 acre facility in Apple Valley, Minnesota – just minutes away from the Mall of America. However Read More


Monarch Butterflies and the Minnesota Zoo

Monarch Butterflies and the Minnesota Zoo The Minnesota Zoo’s Aveda Butterfly Garden is home to many different species of butterflies and moths. This includes the Read More


Plant For Pollinators

Could you live a world without chocolate? Can you imagine autumn in Minnesota without Halloween pumpkins or family weekends picking apples at your local orchard?  Read More