Autumn Nighttime Nature Fun

Explore Nighttime Nature LISTEN: Sit together outside in silence for five minutes.  What nighttime nature sounds do you hear?  (Insect sounds, leaves/grasses blowing in the Read More

Friday, September 21, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun September – Sea Otter

Sea Otter Enhydra lutris The Minnesota Zoo is home to three sea otters—Capers, Jasper, and Rocky.  They were each found as orphaned pups in the Read More

Wednesday, August 29, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun August – 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 26, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

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|

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    The Minnesota Zoo’s Role in Helping One of the Most Endangered Birds on Earth

The Minnesota Zoo’s Role in Helping One of the Most Endangered Birds on Earth

What would have happened to the California Condor if no one stepped in to help? The population went from 27 birds in 1987 to 446 Read More

Thursday, May 31, 2018|Birds, Conservation, Zoo News|

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    Top 5 Ways to Have an Awesome “Aussie” Summer at the Zoo

Top 5 Ways to Have an Awesome “Aussie” Summer at the Zoo

Take your very own “Aussie” walkabout:Come visit Kangaroo Crossing and experience the outback. Roam the land with kangaroos, wallabies and emus. You’ll feel as if Read More

Thursday, May 31, 2018|happenings, Kangaroo Crossing, Zoo News|

40 Years of Saving Wildlife

Conservation is an integral part of the Minnesota Zoo, and has been from the start. This year, the Zoo is excited to celebrate 40 years Read More

Tuesday, April 24, 2018|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|