New Season, New Feathers for African Penguins

After weeks of molting season in our 3M Penguins of the African Coast exhibit, our African penguins are now finally ready to debut their new plumage! Just Read More

Tuesday, June 30, 2015|Animal, Animal Health, Birds|

Top Minnesota Zoo Animal Dads to Visit this Father’s Day:

5. Prairie Dog: With over 20 new Black-Tailed prairie dog pups on display this spring, these rodent dads have their paws full! Lessons in tunneling, Read More

Thursday, June 18, 2015|Uncategorized|

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    Reducing Tiger Human Conflict Saves Tigers and Helps People in Northern Sumatra

Reducing Tiger Human Conflict Saves Tigers and Helps People in Northern Sumatra

Dr. Tara Harris, Vice President for Conservation at the Minnesota Zoo, and Coordinator of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Tiger Species Survival Plan and Read More


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    “Demon Tigers” vs. “Good Tigers” in a South Aceh Village

“Demon Tigers” vs. “Good Tigers” in a South Aceh Village

 Dr. Tara Harris, Vice President for Conservation at the Minnesota Zoo, and Coordinator of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Tiger Species Survival Plan and Read More


Can Safaris Help Save Rhino? – Part 2

In his last blog, “Can Safaris Help Save Rhino – Part 1”, Jeff introduced us to Desert Rhino Camp, a unique partnership and approach that aims to demonstrate how tourism Read More


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    Habitat loss and human-wildlife conflict in the land of Malayan and Sumatran tigers

Habitat loss and human-wildlife conflict in the land of Malayan and Sumatran tigers

Dr. Tara Harris, Vice President for Conservation at the Minnesota Zoo, and Coordinator of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Tiger Species Survival Plan and Read More


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    Sumatra’s Leuser Ecosystem: home to tigers, rhinos, orangutans, elephants and more

Sumatra’s Leuser Ecosystem: home to tigers, rhinos, orangutans, elephants and more

Dr. Tara Harris, Vice President for Conservation at the Minnesota Zoo, and Coordinator of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Tiger Species Survival Plan and Read More


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    Malaysia’s Endau-Rompin Landscape – A Haven for Tigers and Much More

Malaysia’s Endau-Rompin Landscape – A Haven for Tigers and Much More

Dr. Tara Harris, Vice President for Conservation at the Minnesota Zoo, and Coordinator of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Tiger Species Survival Plan and Read More