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    Leafy, Weedy, Wild and Rare: Seadragons at the Minnesota Zoo

Leafy, Weedy, Wild and Rare: Seadragons at the Minnesota Zoo

In Discovery Bay, there are ocean animals as rare as four-leaf clovers – which means the Minnesota Zoo is very lucky to have them! Meet Read More

Wednesday, February 21, 2024|Animal, Aquariums, Discovery Bay|

Flippered Friends in Need

The two yearling sea lions couldn’t even lift their heads. They were in a pen with two individuals farther on the road to recovery but Read More

Thursday, August 24, 2023|Animal Rescue, Aquariums|

Meet Our Team: Life Support Operator Josh Moline

When talking with Josh Moline about his work and passion for coral conservation, it’s easy to forget that the outlook for much of the world’s Read More

Thursday, December 29, 2022|Aquariums, Conservation, Staff|

Meet Our Team- Aquarist Becky Duchild

Becky Duchild is clear and to the point when asked why she pursues the work she does. “I love sharks,” she answers. “I think they Read More

Monday, September 13, 2021|Aquariums, Conservation, Discovery Bay, Staff|

Behind the Scenes: Coral Conservation

Minnesota, being many miles from the nearest ocean coastline, may not be the most likely place to find coral conservation, but at your next visit Read More

Behind the Scenes with Animal Health

By 9 am on a typical Thursday, many working folks have downed a cup of coffee or two, settled in at their computers, and perhaps Read More

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

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|