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|

Plastics in Our Oceans

We all use plastics in our daily lives. Unfortunately, the convenience and affordability of many of these items comes at an environmental cost. Because plastics Read More

Wednesday, February 13, 2019|Get Involved, Zoo News|

What do turtles do in the winter?

You may be familiar with turtles swimming among lily pads and basking on logs in the summer months, but where do they go when the Read More

Tuesday, January 29, 2019|Animal, Zoo News|