Invest in the Nest!

African penguins are in trouble. One hundred years ago, there were over one million breeding pairs. Now there are about 25,000. And if we don’t Read More

Wednesday, May 17, 2017|Uncategorized|

Endangered Species Day is May 19th!

The Minnesota Zoo is home to 64 species of threatened and endangered animals – from the awe-inspiring Amur tiger to the thumbnail-sized Dakota skipper butterfly.  Read More

Wednesday, May 17, 2017|Conservation|

Kangaroo Crossing is Coming Summer 2017

The Minnesota Zoo is excited to bring the “land down under” up north this summer with our NEW Kangaroo Crossing experience. This outback walkabout will Read More

Thursday, April 27, 2017|Kangaroo Crossing, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Endangered Species Day is May 19th!

The Minnesota Zoo is home to 64 species of threatened and endangered animals – from the awe-inspiring Amur tiger to the thumbnail-sized Dakota skipper butterfly.  Read More

Wednesday, April 26, 2017|Animal, Conservation, Zoo News|

Family Fun May – Kangaroos

Kangaroos Macropus rufus You can see red kangaroos at the Zoo’s summer Kangaroo Crossing exhibit opening May 27, 2017!   Explore all things Australia with an Read More

Wednesday, April 26, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

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    Please Join Us For “Zoo Day at the Capitol” Next Tuesday, April 18!

Please Join Us For “Zoo Day at the Capitol” Next Tuesday, April 18!

You’re invited to join the Minnesota Zoo for “Zoo Day at the Capitol” on Tuesday, April 18. With the renovation of the state Capitol complete, Read More

Thursday, April 13, 2017|Get Involved|

Spring Babies at the Zoo

The birds are singing and “ohs” and “ahs” are starting to be heard throughout the trails of the Minnesota Zoo. That can only mean one Read More

Thursday, March 30, 2017|Zoo News|

Family Fun April – Domestic Goats

Domestic Goats Capra hircus The Minnesota Zoo’s Wells Fargo Family Farm features three domestic goat breeds – French-Alpine goats of various colors, white Saanen goats, Read More

Thursday, March 30, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|