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    Minnesota Zoo Vets Perform First-of-its-Kind Sea Otter Surgery

Minnesota Zoo Vets Perform First-of-its-Kind Sea Otter Surgery

It has been a smooth recovery for Rocky the sea otter, following a landmark surgery. Last June zookeepers at the Minnesota Zoo noticed Rocky was Read More


Lynx Kitten Celebrates International Cat Day

Just in time for International Cat Day, the Minnesota Zoo is excited to debut its latest addition to the Medtronic Minnesota Trail: a Canada lynx Read More

Friday, August 9, 2019|Uncategorized|

Thank our Pollinators!

Did you have blueberries in your morning cereal? Can you imagine autumn in Minnesota without pumpkins or family weekends picking apples at your local orchard? Read More

Tuesday, March 19, 2019|Conservation, 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 25, 2018|Uncategorized|

Saving Sawfish in Australia

The Minnesota Zoo connects people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. One way we do that is through a special staff grant program, Read More

Thursday, June 28, 2018|Uncategorized|

Family Fun June – Kangaroos

Macropus rufus Where They Live: Red kangaroos are native to Australia and are found on open grassy plains in the interior parts of the country Read More

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

National Pollinator Week (June 18-24)

Celebrate Dads AND pollinators starting Father’s Day weekend! In honor of National Pollinator Week (June 18-24), get your free, limited-supply Pollinator Seed Mix packet at Read More

Wednesday, May 30, 2018|Uncategorized|

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

Thursday, December 28, 2017|Uncategorized|