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|

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|