Remembering Min, the Red Panda

It’s with heavy hearts that we report Min, our 10-year-old red panda, died late last week. This is a difficult loss; Min was a favorite Read More

Thursday, July 22, 2021|Animal, Animal Health|

Take Action- Responsible Water Recreation

Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes for good reason- our glistening lakes and rolling rivers are second to none! And Minnesotans certainly Read More


Taking Action for Bison

July is National Bison Month, and there are many ways you can participate and take action on behalf of this iconic species. This special month Read More


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|

Plastic Free July

It’s Plastic Free July, a month to focus on reducing the amount of single-use plastics we use for the month, and hopefully beyond! Below are Read More


Thank Our Pollinators!

Did you have blueberries in your morning cereal? Can you imagine autumn in Minnesota without pumpkins or family weekends picking apples at your local orchard? Read More

Monday, June 21, 2021|Conservation, Uncategorized|

World Rainforest Day – June 22, 2021

World Rainforest Day is an important day that gives a platform to the conversation of saving our planet’s rainforests. Rainforests are vital for the earth’s Read More

Wednesday, June 16, 2021|Conservation, Tropics Trail|

Behind the Scenes: Coral Conservation

Minnesota, being many miles from the nearest ocean coastline, may not be the most likely place to find coral conservation, but at your next visit Read More