Celebrating 10,000 Hours of Volunteer Service

Volunteers provide an incredible service to the Minnesota Zoo. This group of more than 500 individuals gives their time and talents all in the name Read More

Tuesday, July 13, 2021|Staff, Uncategorized, Zoo News|

Volunteer Appreciation Week

We are excited to have volunteers back on-site in time for National Volunteer Week! Since volunteers have returned, they have been busy doing trail interpretation Read More

Monday, April 19, 2021|Get Involved, Zoo News|

Thank You, Zoo Volunteers

The Minnesota Zoo has an amazing corps of 551 volunteers who support our mission, vision and values with their time, talent and treasure. Since the Zoo opened in Read More

Wednesday, February 10, 2021|Zoo News|

Rocky the Sea Otter Update

Earlier this year, on January 9, 2020, Rocky, a sea otter at the Minnesota Zoo, had surgery to amputate his left rear flipper. The decision Read More

Monday, September 21, 2020|Animal Health, Zoo News, Zoo Veterinarians|

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Black Friday

Black Friday is typically a day spent waiting in lines, rushing through stores, and trying to find a spot in a jammed parking lot. Avoid Read More

Wednesday, November 20, 2019|happenings, Zoo News|

Global Tiger Day is July 29th!

Celebrate Global Tiger Day with the Minnesota Zoo on Monday, July 29! Discover how you can help these regal animals by taking our new pledge Read More

Wednesday, July 24, 2019|Big Cats, Tiger Conservation, Zoo News|

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|

Don’t Worry, Bee Happy!

One of the sounds of spring is the return of buzzing insects. For many people though, that buzzing brings fears, especially of bee stings. Well, Read More

Thursday, April 25, 2019|Zoo News|