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 – 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|

Family Fun April – Domestic Goats

Domestic Goats Capra hircus The Minnesota Zoo’s Wells Fargo Family Farm features three domestic goat breeds – French-Alpine goats of various colors, white Saanen goats, Read More

Thursday, March 30, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun March – Tropics of the World

The Minnesota Zoo’s Tropics Trail houses species from the world’s tropical regions.  This includes animals from South America, Africa, and Asia.  The tropics lie close Read More

Thursday, February 23, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun January – Hornbills

Hornbills Bucerotidae There are more than 50 species of hornbills living today on Earth.  You can find Rhinoceros hornbills living on the Tropics Trail at Read More

Thursday, December 29, 2016|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun December – Reindeer

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 Read More

Wednesday, November 23, 2016|Kids, Zoo News|