From programs we implement here to our efforts around the world, the Minnesota Zoo aims to be a leader in the conservation of animals and their habitats.

At the Zoo

From the cooperative breeding programs and conservation action campaigns we lead, to restoration of local wildlife and green practices on Zoo site, conservation is at the heart of everything at the Zoo.

In Minnesota

Learn more about wildlife in Minnesota and the Zoo’s local conservation projects. Zoo biologists are leading efforts to save moose, bison, and endangered prairie butterflies.

Around the World

At the Minnesota Zoo we are passionately committed to saving wild animals worldwide. Our Zoo staff dedicates their expertise to lead projects that address a wide range of threats to endangered species.


The Minnesota Zoo has a rich tradition of conservation