Minnesota Zoo and DNR team up to conserve mussels
The zoo is putting freshwater mussels, all native to Minnesota, on display to promote mussel conservation in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
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New Minnesota Zoo director takes his post
A former zookeeper at the Minnesota Zoo is the new director. His first official day was Tuesday.
John Frawley replaces Lee Ehmke, who took a job with the Houston Zoo.
Minnesota, Como zoos are on the prowl to conserve water
The Apple Valley zoo is among dozens of zoos across the country examining water use and trying to cut back. In St. Paul, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory opened a garden this summer that draws from a pool of rainwater for irrigation.
Puma at Minnesota Zoo gets a day with the Dentist
Pumas are swift, powerful and graceful cats. But it turns out they have something in common with humans: They may not enjoy visiting the dentist.
Saving the Dhole.
Read more about Minnesota Zoo’s efforts on saving the Asian wild dog
How do animals breathe underwater?
Our lungs are great at getting oxygen out of the air, but if we needed to do that underwater, we’d be sunk.
Baby Animals Take Over The Minnesota Zoo!
Fall is the best time to visit the Minnesota Zoo because that’s baby season!
Minnesota Zoo Butterfly Conservation Work in the News
Read about the Zoo’s work with the Poweshiek skipperling butterflies
Kids Work With, Clean Up After Animals At MN Zoo Summer Camp
The Minnesota Zoo has molded camping experiences to fit the needs of children with autism.
Kids will bug out at the Minnesota Zoo’s big summer show
The Minnesota Zoo’s new creature feature is all about insects, from monster-sized replicas to little live ones.
Zoo Day at the Capitol
The Minnesota Zoo brought some animals to the State Capitol today to remind legislators about what they do and to thank them for their support.
Minnesota Zoo’s Love Tour Event.
The varied and often unexpected ways animals woo each other are the subject of a Valentine’s Day event for adults only.
Update on Minnesota Zoo biologist’s work to save rhinos in Namibia
MPR Interview with Jeff Muntifering on latest efforts to protect rhinos in Namibia.