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|

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    Saving Wildlife – Tasmania Part 3-Meeting the Devil Ambassadors

Saving Wildlife – Tasmania Part 3-Meeting the Devil Ambassadors

The Minnesota Zoo connects people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. One we we do that is through a special staff grant program Read More

Thursday, March 2, 2017|Animal, Conservation, In The Field, Zoo News|

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    Saving Wildlife – Tasmania Part 2-Working with Captive Tasmanian Devils

Saving Wildlife – Tasmania Part 2-Working with Captive Tasmanian Devils

The Minnesota Zoo connects people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. One we we do that is through a special staff grant program Read More

Thursday, March 2, 2017|Animal, Conservation, In The Field, Zoo News|

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    Saving Wildlife – Tasmania-Part 1: Working with researchers on Maria Island

Saving Wildlife – Tasmania-Part 1: Working with researchers on Maria Island

The Minnesota Zoo connects people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. One we we do that is through a special staff grant program Read More

Friday, February 24, 2017|Animal, Conservation, In The Field, Zoo News|

Saving Sea Turtles

Mid-winter in Minnesota might have you longing for a sunny tropical beach, with palm trees swaying overhead and waves gently lapping at your feet. While Read More


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    Six great reasons to make Minnesota Zoo your Winter Staycation Destination

Six great reasons to make Minnesota Zoo your Winter Staycation Destination

It’s 78 degrees and humid every day Winter may be the BEST time of year to visit the Minnesota Zoo. The Tropics Trail offers a Read More

Tuesday, January 24, 2017|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

New Year’s Resolution to Save Wildlife

In the post-holiday daze, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the past twelve months and resolving to make changes that will benefit our lives.  Read More

Thursday, December 29, 2016|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Hope for Amur Leopards

Less than ten years ago, the situation looked dire for wild Amur leopards.  One of the rarest and most beautiful cats on Earth, the Amur Read More

Wednesday, November 30, 2016|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|