Donate to Conservation at the Zoo

Protect Amur tigers from poaching.  Save Minnesota’s prairie butterflies.  Restore critically endangered Amur leopards.  Bring blue-throated macaws back from the brink of extinction.  Return bison Read More

Tuesday, November 22, 2016|Conservation, Get Involved, Zoo News|

The “Funny River Five” Are All Grown Up

Heartstrings around the country were tugged in the spring of 2014 when we learned about five orphaned gray wolf pups that were rescued from the Read More


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    Celebrating the 30 Year Anniversary of Saving the Trumpeter Swan

Celebrating the 30 Year Anniversary of Saving the Trumpeter Swan

The trumpeter swan is the largest waterfowl species in North America, weighing 25-35 pounds with a wing span of nearly eight feet. Trumpeter swans were Read More

Wednesday, October 26, 2016|Conservation, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Saving Black Rhinos

October is a great month to learn more about the Zoo’s work in Namibia to save critically endangered black rhinos.  Jeff Muntifering (Minnesota Zoo Conservation Read More

Wednesday, September 28, 2016|Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation, Zoo News|

Minnesota Bison Conservation Herd

Bison conservation efforts continue to make huge progress in Minnesota this year.  The Minnesota Zoo, in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources established Read More

Wednesday, September 28, 2016|Animal, Conservation, Zoo News|

How Can You Help Save Wild Black Rhinos?

How does $10 save a black rhino’s life? Just $10 funds the Minnesota Zoo’s work in northwestern Namibia, where we partner with Save the Rhino Read More

Thursday, September 22, 2016|Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation|

World Rhino Day

Celebrate World Rhino Day with the Minnesota Zoo on Thursday, September 22nd!  Come join us at the top of the Tropics Trail from noon-2pm to Read More

Thursday, September 15, 2016|Animal, Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation|

Minnesota, Where the Bison Roam

The American plains bison is the official mammal of the United States and evokes images of the past when great herds thundered across the plains.  Read More

Wednesday, August 24, 2016|Animal, Conservation, Zoo News|