Spring Babies at the Zoo

The birds are singing and “ohs” and “ahs” are starting to be heard throughout the trails of the Minnesota Zoo. That can only mean one Read More

Thursday, March 30, 2017|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|

Buzzing About Bumbles

As new homeowners, my family is buzzing about, unpacking boxes. We are eager though for more buzzing as the weather warms: the buzz of bumble Read More

Wednesday, March 29, 2017|Butterflies, Conservation|

Collaring Dholes and Coming Full Circle

We have been trying to collar a dhole for 7 days, but no luck.  We are in Khao Yai National Park in Thailand and have Read More


Dholes in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand

A “selfie-spot” is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the wild landscape of a National Park.  But we are Read More


Saving Dholes with a Beep

Psshhhhh—the sound of static tells me the VHF receiver is on.  204:  beep-pause-beep-pause-beep.  Fine.  446:  beep-pause-beep-pause-beep.  And on through our list of numbers.  We have Read More


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    Saving Wildlife – Tasmania Part 3-Meeting the Devil Ambassadors

Saving Wildlife – Tasmania Part 3-Meeting the Devil Ambassadors

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

Thursday, March 2, 2017|Animal, Conservation, In The Field, Zoo News|

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    Saving Wildlife – Tasmania Part 2-Working with Captive Tasmanian Devils

Saving Wildlife – Tasmania Part 2-Working with Captive Tasmanian Devils

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

Thursday, March 2, 2017|Animal, Conservation, In The Field, Zoo News|