Animal Spotlight: The Bali Mynah

Did you know that Bali mynahs, on exhibit on the Minnesota Zoo’s Tropics Trail, are one of the most critically endangered species of birds in the world? Read More

Wednesday, May 25, 2016|Birds, Zoo News|

Take our #Plant4Pollinators Challenge

Springtime is the perfect time for a fun family activity that helps wildlife – planting a pollinator garden!  It’s a great way to learn about Read More


The Making of a Dinosaurs Exhibit

Dinosaurs are returning to the Minnesota Zoo for the summer, and they’re almost ready to make their debut. Zoo staff are working hard to make Read More

Wednesday, May 25, 2016|Zoo News|

3,000,000 Million Hours and Counting!

Since the Minnesota Zoo opened in 1978, volunteers have been at the core of our success. This spring we reach a major milestone: we will Read More

Wednesday, May 25, 2016|Zoo News|

The Zoo Isn’t Just for Kids

The Minnesota Zoo is great place for kids and families, but it’s also an amazing destination for adults who want to have a great time Read More

Thursday, May 19, 2016|Zoo News|

Asian Wild Horse Enrichment

On one of your visits to the Zoo this spring, you may have noticed the Asian wild horses and draft horses were not out in their Read More

Tuesday, May 17, 2016|Northern Trail|

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    What’s a girl from Minnesota Zoo’s Bird Show doing in a ger in Mongolia?

What’s a girl from Minnesota Zoo’s Bird Show doing in a ger in Mongolia?

Taylor Steger, Interpretive Naturalist at the Minnesota Zoo, just returned from Mongolia where she assisted with research to help save the Asian wild horse (also Read More


Dinosaurs at the Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo is home to many endangered animals, as well as animals with ancestors that survived mass extinctions in the past. This summer, the Read More

Wednesday, May 11, 2016|Zoo News|