Puma Kitten Update

The Minnesota Zoo recently became the new home to two (extremely adorable) orphaned puma kittens from Washington. They are currently behind the scenes being cared Read More


Helping Mother Nature – Farm Babies!

You’ve heard the saying “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature.” Here at the Minnesota Zoo we would never try to do that, but we Read More


African Penguin Breeding Season Update

Our African penguin breeding season is progressing well at the Minnesota Zoo. We have 29 adult penguins in our flock, 11 males and 18 females.  Read More

Thursday, February 25, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Birds, Zoo News|

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    Minnesota Zoo Announces First Binturong Cub Birth in 35 Years

Minnesota Zoo Announces First Binturong Cub Birth in 35 Years

  The Minnesota Zoo is thrilled to announce its first binturong cub born in 35 years! Born February 12, the cub is doing well in Read More

Monday, February 22, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Tropics Trail|

Zookeepers are “Walking the Walk”

It’s the beginning of a new year and the activity tracker craze is everywhere.  You can’t go to the grocery store, mall or even work Read More

Tuesday, January 19, 2016|Behind the Scenes, Staff, Zoo News|

Adult Zoo Camp / Trail Tour

Why should kids have all the fun? Adult Zoo Camps explore all kinds of Zoo-related topics with guest speakers, behind-the-scenes tours, hands-on projects, and other Read More

Thursday, December 17, 2015|Behind the Scenes|

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|

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

Monday, August 4, 2014|Behind the Scenes, Zoo Veterinarians|