Tribute to a Remarkable Bird

The bald eagle, a bright star of the Minnesota Trail, died July 3, 2024. As an ambassador for her species, the female bird made her Read More

New to the Zoo: Pine Marten on the Minnesota Trail

Introducing the newest addition to the Minnesota Trail: a pine marten! Members of the Mustelidae family (with weasels, otters, and wolverines), pine martens are native Read More

Thursday, December 21, 2023|Animal, Medtronic Minnesota Trail|

Tenacious Two: Wolverine Kits Thriving at the Minnesota Zoo

Tucked in a hillside den, under a thick blanket of snow, a mother wolverine gave birth to two kits late on February 9, 2023. Or Read More

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    ZOOMS STEM Design Challenge: Making connections from Minnesota to Hawaii

ZOOMS STEM Design Challenge: Making connections from Minnesota to Hawaii

Every day, the Minnesota Zoo strives to make connections – connections among people, animals, and the natural world. These connections may start in Minnesota, but Read More

Wednesday, February 2, 2022|Education, Medtronic Minnesota Trail|

Wild Wolves

Wolves are one of the most charismatic species of wildlife in Minnesota. And their history in the United States is just as complex as their Read More

The “Funny River Five” Are All Grown Up

Heartstrings around the country were tugged in the spring of 2014 when we learned about five orphaned gray wolf pups that were rescued from the Read More

Enjoy the Fall Colors at the Zoo

Looking for a fun place to get outside and enjoy the fall colors this October? Join us at the Minnesota Zoo for miles of scenic Read More

The “Funny River Five”

During the entire month of November, the Minnesota Zoo​ will be sharing stories of the many rescued and rehabilitated animals that we care for. All Read More