Saving Dholes with a Beep

Psshhhhh—the sound of static tells me the VHF receiver is on.  204:  beep-pause-beep-pause-beep.  Fine.  446:  beep-pause-beep-pause-beep.  And on through our list of numbers.  We have Read More


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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|

Coming Face-to-Face with a Desert Black Rhino

Josh Le, Minnesota Zoo’s Communications Manager, is currently in Namibia to help further the Zoo’s mission of connecting people, animals and the natural world to Read More


From the Deserts of Namibia

Josh Le, Minnesota Zoo’s Communications Manager, is currently in Namibia to help further the Zoo’s mission of connecting people, animals and the natural world to Read More


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    What’s a girl from Minnesota Zoo’s Bird Show doing in a ger in Mongolia?

What’s a girl from Minnesota Zoo’s Bird Show doing in a ger in Mongolia?

Taylor Steger, Interpretive Naturalist at the Minnesota Zoo, just returned from Mongolia where she assisted with research to help save the Asian wild horse (also Read More


How to Catch a Takhi

The weather in Mongolia is unpredictable at worst and constantly-changing at best.  We can wake up in the morning to no wind, and then run Read More