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    Minnesota Zoo Vets Perform First-of-its-Kind Sea Otter Surgery

Minnesota Zoo Vets Perform First-of-its-Kind Sea Otter Surgery

It has been a smooth recovery for Rocky the sea otter, following a landmark surgery. Last June zookeepers at the Minnesota Zoo noticed Rocky was Read More


What do turtles do in the winter?

You may be familiar with turtles swimming among lily pads and basking on logs in the summer months, but where do they go when the Read More

Tuesday, January 29, 2019|Animal, Zoo News|

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|

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    Five great reasons to make Minnesota Zoo your Winter Staycation Destination

Five great reasons to make Minnesota Zoo your Winter Staycation Destination

It’s 78 degrees and humid every day Winter may be the BEST time of year to visit the Minnesota Zoo. The Tropics Trail offers a Read More

Wednesday, January 24, 2018|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

New Year’s Resolution to Save Wildlife

In the post-holiday daze, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the past twelve months and resolving to make changes that will benefit our lives.  Read More

Friday, December 29, 2017|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

World Rhino Day

Celebrate World Rhino Day with the Minnesota Zoo on Friday, September 22! Come join us at the top of the Tropics Trail from noon-2pm to participate Read More

Wednesday, August 30, 2017|Animal, Black Rhino Conservation, Conservation|

New Puma Kitten Alert

We are happy to share that our recent orphaned and rescued male puma cub is making his public debut along the Medtronic Minnesota Trail! Zookeepers Read More

Monday, July 3, 2017|Animal, Animal Rescue, Big Cats|

Tiger Cub Update June 15

The Zoo’s female Amur tiger cub recently was examined by our veterinary team after her zookeepers noticed Sundari, the cub’s mother, was handling her more Read More

Thursday, June 15, 2017|Animal, Animal Health, Behind the Scenes|