The “Funny River Five” Are All Grown Up

Heartstrings around the country were tugged in the spring of 2014 when we learned about five orphaned gray wolf pups that were rescued from the Read More


Growing Up at the Minnesota Zoo

Hey everyone! My name is Josh Le, Communications and Media Relations Manager for the Minnesota Zoo. I’m not a super rad zookeeper or veterinarian – Read More

Thursday, October 27, 2016|Staff, Zoo News|

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

Wednesday, October 26, 2016|Kids, Zoo News|

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    Celebrating the 30 Year Anniversary of Saving the Trumpeter Swan

Celebrating the 30 Year Anniversary of Saving the Trumpeter Swan

The trumpeter swan is the largest waterfowl species in North America, weighing 25-35 pounds with a wing span of nearly eight feet. Trumpeter swans were Read More

Wednesday, October 26, 2016|Conservation, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Volunteering for HallZooWeen

“Howls” about coming out and volunteering at our HallZooWeen Event? We are looking for volunteers for either Saturday or Sunday, October 29 & 30 to Read More

Monday, October 10, 2016|Zoo News|

Top 5 Way to Enjoy the Zoo this Fall

The Minnesota Zoo is one of the most stunning places in Minnesota during the fall. Here are a few of our favorite ways to enjoy Read More

Thursday, September 29, 2016|Zoo News|

Enjoy the Fall Colors at the Zoo

Looking for a fun place to get outside and enjoy the fall colors this October? Join us at the Minnesota Zoo for miles of scenic Read More


Saving Black Rhinos

October is a great month to learn more about the Zoo’s work in Namibia to save critically endangered black rhinos.  Jeff Muntifering (Minnesota Zoo Conservation Read More

Wednesday, September 28, 2016|Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation, Zoo News|