New Year’s Resolution to Save Wildlife

In the post-holiday daze, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the past twelve months and resolving to make changes that will benefit our lives.  Read More

Friday, December 29, 2017|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Kids Page – Malayan Tapir

Learn about our Malayan Tapirs! Scientific name: Tapirus indicus Did You Know? Tapirs love water and are excellent swimmers.  They have even been observed using their Read More

Thursday, December 28, 2017|Uncategorized|

Winter Fun at the Zoo

If you’re up for an adventure, don’t miss the Minnesota Zoo this winter season. Come see all the action on the Northern Trail as our Read More

Thursday, November 30, 2017|Zoo News|

Family Fun December– Reindeer

Rangifer tarandus The Minnesota Zoo is home to seven caribou, also known as reindeer. Where They Live: Caribou are found in the northern regions of Read More

Tuesday, November 28, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

The Medtronic Minnesota Trail Prepares for Winter

The ominous reports of predicted snow are already starting for the season. This may have some of us day dreaming about clear blue water & Read More

Thursday, October 26, 2017|Zoo News|

Family Fun November– Gray Wolf

(Canis lupus) Where They Live:  Gray wolves can be found in northern forests and tundra in North America, Asia, and Europe. What They Eat: Wolves Read More

Wednesday, October 25, 2017|Kids, Zoo News|

Rescued/Rehabbed Success Stories at the Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo is home to thousands of animals from around the world. From energetic White-cheeked gibbons along our Tropics Trail to calming moon jellyfish Read More

Wednesday, October 18, 2017|Animal Rescue, Conservation, In The Field|

Tracking Wily Wolves in Mongolia

Anticipation hangs in the air as I face a fluid wall of descending white.  Our volunteer on the project, John Hart, is only steps in Read More