Lesser Scaup – Bonded Pair

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

Tuesday, November 3, 2015|Animal, Animal Rescue, Birds, Tropics Trail|

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    Supporting Research on Critically Endangered White-Cheeked Gibbons

Supporting Research on Critically Endangered White-Cheeked Gibbons

By: Dr. Tara Harris, Vice President for Conservation and Laurie Trechsel, Zoologist with assistance from Dr. Camille Coudrat, Project Anoulak  The Minnesota Zoo is well Read More

Wednesday, January 28, 2015|Conservation, In The Field, Tropics Trail|

Top 10 Tamandua Tid-Bits

It’s World Tamandua Day (11/29) and these lesser anteaters are worth celebrating! Here at the Minnesota Zoo, zookeepers have pooled together and assembled their “Top Read More

Saturday, November 29, 2014|Tropics Trail|


They’re small, they’re colorful and can sometimes pack a real punch. Poison-dart frogs come from the family Dendrobatidae and presently are split up into four Read More

Thursday, March 20, 2014|Animal, Herpetology, Tropics Trail|

Lemur Exhibit Gets a Little Greener

The lemur exhibit on the Tropics Trail was recently given a makeover. The Minnesota Zoo’s horticulture supervisor, Kim Thomas, and her team strategically worked on Read More

Thursday, March 13, 2014|Animal, Horticulture, Tropics Trail|

NEW Komodo Dragons on Exhibit

   The Minnesota Zoo is excited to announce the addition of two NEW komodo dragons on exhibit along the Tropics Trail. Currently, our komodo dragons Read More

Friday, March 7, 2014|Animal, Reptile, Tropics Trail, Video|