Mussel Update

After a relatively quick fall, the mussels at the Minnesota Zoo are settling in for a long winter’s nap. During the summer months, native mussels Read More

Thursday, October 25, 2018|Conservation, Minnesota Conservation, Zoo News|

Kids Page – Gray wolf

Scientific name: Canis lupus Did You Know? Today, well over 2000 wolves live in northern Minnesota. Where They Live: Gray wolves can be found in Read More

Thursday, October 25, 2018|Uncategorized|

Autumn Nighttime Nature Fun

Explore Nighttime Nature LISTEN: Sit together outside in silence for five minutes.  What nighttime nature sounds do you hear?  (Insect sounds, leaves/grasses blowing in the Read More

Friday, September 21, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun September – Sea Otter

Sea Otter Enhydra lutris The Minnesota Zoo is home to three sea otters—Capers, Jasper, and Rocky.  They were each found as orphaned pups in the Read More

Wednesday, August 29, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun August – Tigers

Where They Live: Tigers prefer the forests and some tall grass areas of southeast Asia and the Russian Far East . What They Eat: Tigers Read More

Thursday, July 26, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

Saving Sawfish in Australia

The Minnesota Zoo connects people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. One way we do that is through a special staff grant program, Read More

Thursday, June 28, 2018|Uncategorized|

Family Fun July – Emu

Dromaius novaehollandiae You can see emus at the Zoo’s summer Kangaroo Crossing exhibit opening this weekend!   Explore all things Australia with an Australia-themed birthday party, Read More

Wednesday, June 27, 2018|Kids, Zoo News|

Family Fun June – Kangaroos

Macropus rufus You can see red kangaroos at the Zoo’s summer Kangaroo Crossing exhibit opening May 27, 2017!   Explore all things Australia with an Australia-themed Read More

Thursday, May 31, 2018|Kids, Uncategorized, Zoo News|