Family Fun February – Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles The Minnesota Zoo has two species of sea turtles – the Atlantic Ridley Sea Turtle Lepidochelys kempii, which is critically endangered, and the Read More

Wednesday, January 24, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun December– Reindeer

Rangifer tarandus The Minnesota Zoo is home to seven caribou, also known as reindeer. Where They Live: Caribou are found in the northern regions of Read More

Tuesday, November 28, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun November– Gray Wolf

(Canis lupus) Where They Live:  Gray wolves can be found in northern forests and tundra in North America, Asia, and Europe. What They Eat: Wolves Read More

Wednesday, October 25, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun May – American Bison

Where They Live: Bison roam wide-open prairies in North America. What They Eat: Bison eat mainly grasses and sedges—as much as 15-30 pounds per animal Read More

Wednesday, September 27, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun May – Tigers

Where They Live: Tigers prefer the forests and some tall grass areas of southeast Asia and the Russian Far East . What They Eat: Tigers Read More

Thursday, July 27, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun May – Pollinators

Pollinators are animals that move pollen grains between two flowers of the same species, allowing fruit and seeds to grow and plants to reproduce.  Insects, Read More

Wednesday, June 28, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun May – Emu

Dromaius novaehollandiae You can see emus at the Zoo’s summer Kangaroo Crossing exhibit opening this weekend!   Explore all things Australia with an Australia-themed birthday party, Read More

Wednesday, May 24, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun May – Kangaroos

Kangaroos Macropus rufus You can see red kangaroos at the Zoo’s summer Kangaroo Crossing exhibit opening May 27, 2017!   Explore all things Australia with an Read More

Wednesday, April 26, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|