A Head Start for Threatened Turtles

This summer, the Minnesota Zoo has welcomed some new, and very little, temporary residents through its doors. After the release of 13 state threatened wood 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


Threatened Wood Turtles Released Back Into the Wild

The Minnesota Zoo, in partnership with the Minnesota DNR, has been working diligently behind the scenes for the past year on a new and critical Read More


Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road??

Bird song once again fills the treetops, the grass is greening, and turtles are emerging. It’s springtime in Minnesota! Each year, as lakes, rivers, and 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|

Watch Out for Turtles on Roadways this Spring!

Why did the turtle cross the road? Well, turtles cross roads for a number of reasons, including searching for mates and moving between summer foraging Read More

Wednesday, May 1, 2019|Conservation, Turtles, Zoo News|