Happy National Pollinator Week!

Happy National Pollinator Week! Pollinators do a lot, sustaining wild ecosystems and providing 35% of our food. But what are pollinators? Pollinators are animals that Read More


Plant for Pollinator Top 5

Happy National Pollinator Week!  Bees, butterflies and other animals pollinate most wild plants, as well as at least a third of our food. Pollinators have Read More


Tiger Cub Update June 15

The Zoo’s female Amur tiger cub recently was examined by our veterinary team after her zookeepers noticed Sundari, the cub’s mother, was handling her more Read More

Thursday, June 15, 2017|Animal, Animal Health, Behind the Scenes|

Tiger Cub Update

The Amur tiger cub is now over a month old….where does the time go?! Both Sundari and the cub are doing great! Weighing over ten Read More

Thursday, June 8, 2017|Animal, Behind the Scenes|

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    Top 6 Ways to Have an Awesome “Aussie” Summer at the Zoo

Top 6 Ways to Have an Awesome “Aussie” Summer at the Zoo

Take your very own “Aussie” walkabout: Come visit Kangaroo Crossing an experience the outback. Roam the land with kangaroos, wallabies and emus. You’ll feel as Read More

Thursday, May 25, 2017|happenings, Kangaroo Crossing, Zoo News|

Family Fun May – Emu

Dromaius novaehollandiae You can see emus at the Zoo’s summer Kangaroo Crossing exhibit opening this weekend!   Explore all things Australia with an Australia-themed birthday party, Read More

Wednesday, May 24, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

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|