Kids Page – Malayan Tapir

Learn about our Malayan Tapirs! Scientific name: Tapirus indicus Did You Know? Tapirs love water and are excellent swimmers.  They have even been observed using their Read More

Thursday, December 28, 2017|Uncategorized|

Top 5 Ways for Adults to Enjoy the Zoo

Trix may be for kids, but the Zoo is for EVERYONE. Why should the little ones have all the fun? There is plenty going on Read More

Wednesday, June 28, 2017|Uncategorized|

Happy National Pollinator Week!

Happy National Pollinator Week! Pollinators do a lot, sustaining wild ecosystems and providing 35% of our food. But what are pollinators? Pollinators are animals that Read More

Invest in the Nest!

African penguins are in trouble. One hundred years ago, there were over one million breeding pairs. Now there are about 25,000. And if we don’t Read More

Wednesday, May 17, 2017|Uncategorized|

Brazilian Merganser Captive Reproduction Project

If you would like more information on this project, please contact Robert Frank Kooij, [email protected] The Brazilian Merganser (Mergus octosetaceus) is the only surviving species Read More

Monday, May 16, 2016|Uncategorized|

September 22nd is World Rhino Day!

It’s a great reason to celebrate the Minnesota Zoo’s efforts to save critically endangered black rhinos.  We work with Save the Rhino Trust and other Read More

Wednesday, August 26, 2015|Animal, Uncategorized|

Be a Volunteer For the Day at the Minnesota Zoo

On September 11, 2001, the lives of thousands of Americans where changed forever.   Out of tragedy, the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance was Read More

Wednesday, August 26, 2015|Uncategorized|

A Rock Star Animal Lover

The Subway Music in the Zoo concert series has been calling the Minnesota Zoo home for the past 21 years. We recently had the pleasure Read More

Tuesday, August 5, 2014|Uncategorized|