Endangered Species Day is May 18th!

The Minnesota Zoo is home to 64 species of threatened and endangered animals – from the awe-inspiring Amur tiger to the thumbnail-sized Dakota skipper butterfly.  Read More

Wednesday, May 16, 2018|Conservation|

Shell-ebrate Spring by Helping Turtles!

Spring has finally sprung in Minnesota, and along with it native turtles are starting emerge again.  The Minnesota Zoo is working to help our state’s Read More

Thursday, May 10, 2018|Get Involved|

Gardening for Spring Butterflies

Just weeks after our blizzard, Minnesotans are eagerly emerging from winter hibernation, and so are our butterflies! Looking for a way to satisfy your gardening Read More

Thursday, May 3, 2018|Butterflies, Get Involved|

40 Years of Saving Wildlife

Conservation is an integral part of the Minnesota Zoo, and has been from the start. This year, the Zoo is excited to celebrate 40 years Read More

Tuesday, April 24, 2018|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Family Fun May – Moose

Moose Alces alces Large, long-legged and lumpy, moose wander woods and waterways gobbling grasses and other plants to nourish their big bodies. Where They Live:  Read More

Tuesday, April 24, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

The Scoop on Pet Poop

Want the scoop on pet poop? Though it may be tedious to pick up after our household friends, their waste is harmful to river and Read More

Wednesday, March 28, 2018|Get Involved, Zoo News|

City Nature Challenge 2018

Join the Minnesota Zoo in connecting people, animals, and the natural world to save wildlife by participating in the City Nature Challenge. The CNC is Read More

Wednesday, March 28, 2018|Get Involved, Zoo News|

Family Fun April – Farm Babies

Farm Babies The Minnesota Zoo’s Wells Fargo Family Farm features three domestic goat breeds – French-Alpine goats of various colors, white Saanen goats, and smaller Read More

Tuesday, March 27, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|