Caring for Senior Animals

The Minnesota Zoo is home to nearly 5,000 individual animals with individual needs. From half-ton brown bears to a minuscule clownfish, from newborn Farm Babies 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

Save Wildlife – Reduce Single Use

What are single-use plastics and why are they a problem? Single-use plastics come in many forms and are typically thrown away after only one use. Read More

Tuesday, February 4, 2020|Conservation, Discovery Bay, Turtles, Under the Sea|

Aloha from Discovery Bay

The Minnesota Zoo is thrilled to have collected over $19,000 from our guests in 2015 to help critically endangered Hawaiian monk seals!  We’ve purchased some Read More

Thursday, February 25, 2016|Discovery Bay, Under the Sea|

Surprise Birth of a Stingray Pup!

The Minnesota Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a male southern red stingray pup, who is currently growing up behind the scenes. Born Read More

Thursday, December 3, 2015|Animal, Discovery Bay, Under the Sea|

Stingray Check-Up

The Minnesota Zoo currently houses three female southern stingrays in its Discovery Bay aquarium and 2 in another aquarium.  The oldest is approximately 14 years Read More