International Tiger Day

Few animals on earth are as captivating as the tiger. Their remarkably patterned coat and stealthy movements have caught our attention for decades. Unfortunately, as Read More


Wildlife at the Zoo

Which animal is the first that comes to mind when you imagine the Minnesota Zoo? Perhaps the peppy penguins? The stealthy tigers? Or maybe you Read More

Wednesday, July 15, 2020|Animal, Conservation|

Coral Reef Awareness Week

Coral reefs have long captured the attention of humans through their breathtaking displays of color, intriguing shapes and structure, and the abundant life they attract. Read More


A Summer of Magic

When a child engages in pretend or imaginative play, by pretending to be different characters or by controlling objects in their own way and observing Read More

Tuesday, July 14, 2020|SEL/Empathy|

Water Play… Any Day!

The summer is heating up and we are all looking for ways to cool down! Did you know that besides cooling us down, water play Read More

Thursday, July 9, 2020|Nature Learning|

Threatened Wood Turtles Released Back Into the Wild

The Minnesota Zoo, in partnership with the Minnesota DNR, has been working diligently behind the scenes for the past year on a new and critical Read More


Flower Power!

Summer in Minnesota is the perfect time to enjoy all of the beauty that nature provides us. Native Minnesota prairie flowers are on full display Read More

Wednesday, July 1, 2020|Nature Learning|

National Pollinator Week

Did you know that there are estimated to be approximately 200,000 species of pollinators?? Bees and butterflies might be the first that come to mind, Read More