Reindeer Facts

The holiday season has a familiar (furry-faced) friend, the reindeer, and whether you see them pulling Santa’s sleigh or grazing right here at the Minnesota Read More

Wednesday, November 23, 2016|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Puma Kitten Update

The Minnesota Zoo recently became the new home to two (extremely adorable) orphaned puma kittens from Washington. They are currently behind the scenes being cared Read More


Donate to Conservation at the Zoo

Protect Amur tigers from poaching.  Save Minnesota’s prairie butterflies.  Restore critically endangered Amur leopards.  Bring blue-throated macaws back from the brink of extinction.  Return bison Read More

Tuesday, November 22, 2016|Conservation, Get Involved, Zoo News|

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|