Researching Coral in the Caribbean

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

Wednesday, September 20, 2017|Conservation, In The Field, Minnesota Conservation|

End of Summer

Fall is fast approaching! Don’t miss this weekend’s last chance for summer fun at the Minnesota Zoo. Make sure to experience the outback at Kangaroo Read More

Thursday, August 31, 2017|Zoo News|

World Rhino Day

Celebrate World Rhino Day with the Minnesota Zoo on Friday, September 22! Come join us at the top of the Tropics Trail from noon-2pm to participate Read More

Wednesday, August 30, 2017|Animal, Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation|

Global Tiger Day is July 29th!

It’s a great time to come out to the Minnesota Zoo to gaze in awe at these powerful, endangered predators. At our two tiger exhibits, Read More

Thursday, July 27, 2017|Big Cats, Tiger Conservation, Zoo News|

Endangered Prairie Butterfly Breeds in the Wild Again!

This 4th of July, Minnesota Zoo staff were celebrating, but not just for the reason you might expect. An endangered prairie butterfly was seen breeding Read More


Family Fun May – 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 27, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

New Puma Kitten Alert

We are happy to share that our recent orphaned and rescued male puma cub is making his public debut along the Medtronic Minnesota Trail! Zookeepers Read More

Monday, July 3, 2017|Animal, Animal Rescue, Big Cats|

The Minnesota Zoo is Baby Crazy

If you have walked the beautiful green trails of the Minnesota Zoo lately, you may have noticed some new residents. The Zoo has had a Read More

Thursday, June 29, 2017|Zoo News|