Top 5 Ways for Adults to Enjoy the Zoo

Trix may be for kids, but the Zoo is for EVERYONE. Why should the little ones have all the fun? There is plenty going on Read More

Wednesday, June 28, 2017|Uncategorized|

Happy National Pollinator Week!

Happy National Pollinator Week! Pollinators do a lot, sustaining wild ecosystems and providing 35% of our food. But what are pollinators? Pollinators are animals that Read More


Invest in the Nest!

African penguins are in trouble. One hundred years ago, there were over one million breeding pairs. Now there are about 25,000. And if we don’t Read More

Wednesday, May 17, 2017|Uncategorized|

Interim Director Update

In my usual role as Vice President of Biological Programs, I witness the extraordinary care our animals receive from the Zoo’s dedicated staff. While most Read More

Thursday, November 5, 2015|Uncategorized|

Kids Page – Gray wolf

Scientific name: Canis lupus Did You Know? Today, well over 2000 wolves live in northern Minnesota. Where They Live: Gray wolves can be found in Read More

Thursday, October 22, 2015|Uncategorized|

Top 10 reasons to visit the Zoo during Labor Day weekend

10. Seals! Enjoy the Hawaiian monk seals inside Discovery Bay. 9. Get up close! From shark to penguins to cows and more, get up close Read More

Thursday, September 3, 2015|Uncategorized|

Back to School at the Zoo

Summer may be coming to an end, but the opportunities to connect to animals and nature at the Zoo abound!  Start the fall season off Read More

Wednesday, August 26, 2015|Uncategorized, Zoo News|

Kids Page – Malayan Tapir

Learn about our Malayan Tapirs! Scientific name: Tapirus indicus Did You Know? Tapirs love water and are excellent swimmers.  They have even been observed using their Read More

Wednesday, August 26, 2015|Uncategorized|