Saving Sea Turtles

Mid-winter in Minnesota might have you longing for a sunny tropical beach, with palm trees swaying overhead and waves gently lapping at your feet. While Read More


Aloha from Discovery Bay

The Minnesota Zoo is thrilled to have collected over $19,000 from our guests in 2015 to help critically endangered Hawaiian monk seals!  We’ve purchased some Read More

Thursday, February 25, 2016|Discovery Bay, Under the Sea|

Surprise Birth of a Stingray Pup!

The Minnesota Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a male southern red stingray pup, who is currently growing up behind the scenes. Born Read More

Thursday, December 3, 2015|Animal, Discovery Bay, Under the Sea|

Rescued Sea Turtles

During the entire month of November, the Minnesota Zoo​ will be sharing stories of the many rescued and rehabilitated animals that we care for. All Read More

Saturday, November 21, 2015|Animal, Animal Rescue, Aquariums, Under the Sea|

Hawaiian Monk Seals

During the entire month of November, the Minnesota Zoo​ will be sharing stories of the many rescued and rehabilitated animals that we care for. All Read More

Tuesday, November 10, 2015|Animal, Animal Rescue, Under the Sea|

The Wild Face of Climate Change: African Penguins

African penguins live in the cold ocean off coasts of South Africa, Namibia, and Mozambique. They move to the beach mostly to mate, nest, raise Read More