Family Fun July – 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, June 27, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun June – 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 Australia-themed Read More

Thursday, May 31, 2018|Kids, Uncategorized, Zoo News|

Family Fun May – Moose

Moose Alces alces Large, long-legged and lumpy, moose wander woods and waterways gobbling grasses and other plants to nourish their big bodies. Where They Live:  Read More

Tuesday, April 24, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun April – Farm Babies

Farm Babies The Minnesota Zoo’s Wells Fargo Family Farm features three domestic goat breeds – French-Alpine goats of various colors, white Saanen goats, and smaller Read More

Tuesday, March 27, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun this March – The Lesser Flamingo

Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor Although it’s the tallest bird on the Zoo’s Tropics Trail, the lesser flamingo is the smallest species of flamingo. Where They Read More

Thursday, February 22, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

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|