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


Mantids of the Bug World

What’s all in a Name? There are about 2,400 described species of mantids in the world.  People commonly call this type of insect a mantis, Read More

Monday, August 4, 2014|Bugs|

Fish Smart Recipe: Grilled Salmon

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

Tuesday, July 29, 2014|Fish Smart|

The Making of the AVEDA Butterfly Garden

Upon your first step into the AVEDA Butterfly Garden, you can feel the warmth of sunshine and spot bright red and orange flowers in bloom. Read More