Grilled Tilapia Tacos with Cucumber Salsa and Lime Crema

Summertime is a great time for tacos and one of my favorite taco varieties involve fish or seafood. This farmer’s market recipe makes use of Read More

Friday, September 12, 2014|Fish Smart|

Grilled Mussels with Pickled Pepper Relish and Lemon Aioli

At this week’s Farmers’ Market, we took a look at one of the most underrated seafood options that’s available in almost every grocery store; mussels. Read More

Friday, September 12, 2014|Fish Smart|

Have you seen me?

As autumn arrives, an amazing natural wonder has been taking place in our backyards. Minnesota’s State Butterfly, the monarch butterfly, has begun its long annual Read More

Wednesday, September 10, 2014|Butterflies, Conservation, In The Field|

Can Safaris Help Save Rhino? – Part 1

Jeff Muntifering, Conservation Biologist at the Minnesota Zoo, is in Namibia where he works with the Namibian government, a local conservation organization (Save the Rhino Read More


Wolf Pup Update

You may be wondering where the five gray wolf pups that arrived at the Minnesota Zoo this past July are, right? To help refresh your memory…five orphaned Read More

Tuesday, August 26, 2014|Animal Health, Behind the Scenes|

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    Fish Smart Recipe: Grilled Porgy with Norwegian Tomato Salad & Pickled Onions

Fish Smart Recipe: Grilled Porgy with Norwegian Tomato Salad & Pickled Onions

The Minnesota Zoo is hosting a weekly Farmers’ Market this summer through Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Along with a variety of great local produce and Read More

Thursday, August 14, 2014|Fish Smart|

A Rock Star Animal Lover

The Subway Music in the Zoo concert series has been calling the Minnesota Zoo home for the past 21 years. We recently had the pleasure Read More

Tuesday, August 5, 2014|Uncategorized|

Animal Preventative Health

The Minnesota Zoo strives to provide excellent care for our animals. It is very important for zoo staff to continuously monitor the healthy animals, as Read More