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    Saving Wildlife – Tasmania-Part 1: Working with researchers on Maria Island

Saving Wildlife – Tasmania-Part 1: Working with researchers on Maria Island

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

Friday, February 24, 2017|Animal, Conservation, In The Field, Zoo News|

Saving Sea Turtles

Mid-winter in Minnesota might have you longing for a sunny tropical beach, with palm trees swaying overhead and waves gently lapping at your feet. While Read More

Hope for Amur Leopards

Less than ten years ago, the situation looked dire for wild Amur leopards.  One of the rarest and most beautiful cats on Earth, the Amur Read More

Wednesday, November 30, 2016|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Reindeer Facts

The holiday season has a familiar (furry-faced) friend, the reindeer, and whether you see them pulling Santa’s sleigh or grazing right here at the Minnesota Read More

Wednesday, November 23, 2016|Animal, Northern Trail, Zoo News|

Minnesota Bison Conservation Herd

Bison conservation efforts continue to make huge progress in Minnesota this year.  The Minnesota Zoo, in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources established Read More

Wednesday, September 28, 2016|Animal, Conservation, Zoo News|

Minnesota, Where the Bison Roam

The American plains bison is the official mammal of the United States and evokes images of the past when great herds thundered across the plains.  Read More

Wednesday, August 24, 2016|Animal, Conservation, Zoo News|

Global Tiger Day July 29th

Celebrate Global Tiger Day with the Minnesota Zoo on Friday, July 29th!  Come join us at the Tiger Lair from noon-2pm to participate in tiger-themed Read More

Shark Week – Celebrating Sand Tiger Sharks

The Minnesota Zoo’s six sand tiger sharks are all on display inside Discovery Bay. Did you know that they are great ambush hunters? Because sand Read More

Wednesday, June 29, 2016|Animal, Aquariums, Zoo News|