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

Thursday, December 29, 2016|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Family Fun January – Hornbills

Hornbills Bucerotidae There are more than 50 species of hornbills living today on Earth.  You can find Rhinoceros hornbills living on the Tropics Trail at Read More

Thursday, December 29, 2016|Kids, Zoo News|

Hope for Amur Leopards

Less than ten years ago, the situation looked dire for wild Amur leopards.  One of the rarest and most beautiful cats on Earth, the Amur Read More

Wednesday, November 30, 2016|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Volunteer at the Zoo

Wanna Go A Little Wild…Volunteer at the Minnesota Zoo! Volunteers make a difference at the Minnesota Zoo! 250 opportunities abound for teenagers through senior-agers looking Read More

Wednesday, November 30, 2016|Staff, Zoo News|

Family Fun December – Reindeer

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 Read More

Wednesday, November 23, 2016|Kids, Zoo News|

Reindeer Facts

The holiday season has a familiar (furry-faced) friend, the reindeer, and whether you see them pulling Santa’s sleigh or grazing right here at the Minnesota Read More

Wednesday, November 23, 2016|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Puma Kitten Update

The Minnesota Zoo recently became the new home to two (extremely adorable) orphaned puma kittens from Washington. They are currently behind the scenes being cared Read More


Donate to Conservation at the Zoo

Protect Amur tigers from poaching.  Save Minnesota’s prairie butterflies.  Restore critically endangered Amur leopards.  Bring blue-throated macaws back from the brink of extinction.  Return bison Read More

Tuesday, November 22, 2016|Conservation, Get Involved, Zoo News|