Minnesota Zoo Media Contact

If you are a member of the press, please contact: Zach Nugent
Communication and Media Specialist
Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
952.431.9534 direct
952-250-7293 mobile
[email protected]

Minnesota Zoo earns prestigious AZA accreditation

Minnesota Zoo Announces New Chief Strategy and Engagement Officer

Minnesota Zoo Vets Perform First-of-its-Kind Sea Otter Surgery

Help Save Wildlife in a One-Of-A-Kind 5K Experience at the Minnesota Zoo


Minnesota Zoo Invites Preschools to Participate in Early EdZOOcation Day

Minnesota Zoo’s Beastly Bash Will Celebrate the Wild North – June 8

Minnesota Zoo Wins Award for International Conservation Partnership

Milestone Reached in Tiger Conservation Efforts

Minnesota Zoo Revitalization Project Underway

New Endangered Penguin Chicks at the Minnesota Zoo Begin Swimming Lessons

Minnesota Zoo to Host “Zoo Day at the Capitol” with Zoo Director, John Frawley and Zoomobile Team

Minnesota Zoo Introduces Two New Endangered Amur Tigers to Guests Along Northern Trail

Minnesota Zoo Welcomes New Takin Calf Along the Northern Trail

Minnesota Zoo Rings in the New Year With New Female Endangered Malayan Tapir Calf

Minnesota Zoo Celebrates 40 Years of Amazing

Critically Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seals Receive Eye Surgery to Restore Sight at the Minnesota Zoo

Minnesota Zoo Foundation Receives Generous Gift from Wells Fargo to Begin Family Farm Revitalization

Minnesota Zoo Welcomes New Endangered African Penguin Chick

Minnesota Zoo Prepares to Welcome a New Endangered Malayan Tapir Calf

Oldest Snow Monkey in North America Passes Away at the Age of 34

Minnesota Zoo Earns Prestigious AZA Accreditation

Minnesota Zoo’s Newest Adorable Tiger Cub to Make Public Debut

Have You Hugged a Zookeeper Today? Minnesota Zoo to Celebrate National Zookeeper Week 2017

New Rescued (and Adorable) Puma Kitten Makes Public Debut at the Minnesota Zoo

Endangered Prairie Butterfly Gets Second Chance at Life With First-Ever Reintroduction Back Into the Wild

Minnesota Zoo Director Hires New Top Leadership Roles to Drive Bold New Vision

Minnesota Zoo to Host “Zoo Day at the Capitol” With Zoo Director, John Frawley and Zoomobile Team

Minnesota Zoo to Party Down Under to Save Wildlife with 29th Annual Beastly Ball

Minnesota Zoo Launches New Line of Conservation Wristbands to Help Save Wildlife Around the World

Join the Wildest Volunteers Around at the Minnesota Zoo and Help Save Wildlife

Local Eagle Scout Troop Builds and Donates Nest Boxes for Waterfowl at the Minnesota Zoo

Minnesota Zoo’s Eldest Tiger Passes Away

Minnesota Zoo Welcomes (Adorable) Pair of Orphaned Puma Kittens

Minnesota Zoo and Como Zoo Partner to Break the Internet with Round Two of a “Cute-Off”

Minnesota Zoo Offers Staycation Delights with Fall Colors, Camps, and More During MEA Weekend

Minnesota Zoo Partners with Colorado State University on New Breeding Method to Preserve Our National Mammal

Minnesota Zoo’s Volunteer Engagement Program Recognized With National Award

Minnesota Zoo’s AAZK Chapter Launches “Heroes for Horns” Campaign to Fight Extinction of the Desert Black Rhino

Minnesota Zoo Partners with JB Hudson Jewelers to Save Wildlife with “Jewels of the Wild” Event

Oldest Snow Monkey in North America Celebrates 33rd Birthday at the Minnesota Zoo

Minnesota Zoo Seeking Public’s Help in Locating Escaped Dinosaur

Minnesota Zoo Celebrates Birth of Bison Calf

Minnesota Zoo Mourns Loss of Tiger

Minnesota Zoo Celebrates its 28th Annual Beastly Ball

Minnesota Zoo Volunteers Complete 3,000,000 Hours of Service to Save Wildlife

Tennant Company Spring Cleans the Minnesota Zoo

Minnesota Zoo Celebrates Rare Takin Birth

Minnesota Zoo Announces First Binturong Cub Birth in 35 Years

Haven’t Yet Purchased Halloween Candy? Minnesota Zoo Recommendation: Buy “Palm Oil Free” Candy to Save Tropical Forests and Wildlife

Media Invited Inside Minnesota Zoo’s Brown Bear Exhibit (Minus Bears, of Course) for a Photo Opp that Truly “Rocks”

Rare Bison Herd Released into Minneopa State Park Through Joint Effort Between Minnesota Zoo and Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Minnesota Zoo Receives Prestigious Bean Award for Tiger Conservation 
Minnesota Zoo Organizes Community Volunteer Event in Honor of National Day of Service

Minnesota Zoo’s Endangered Malayan Tapir Calf To Make Public Debut

Minnesota Zoo Welcomes (adorable) Endangered Malayan Tapir Calf

Minnesota Zoo Director Appointed to Leadership of Houston Zoo National Search Will Identify Next Leader for Minnesota Zoo

Minnesota Zoo Celebrates Early Mother’s Day with Three Snow Monkey Births

Have You Hugged a Minnesota Zoo Volunteer Today?

Give to the Max Matching Gift Challenges

Minnesota Zoo Opens Redesigned South American Aviary

Minnesota Zoo to Welcome New York Times Best-Selling Author Paul Greenberg

Alaskan Wolf Pups to Make Public Debut at the Minnesota Zoo

Canada Lynx Kittens to Make Public Debut at the Minnesota Zoo

Wolf Pups to Arrive at the Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo Breaks Ground for “Hanifl Family Wild Woods,” A New Nature-Based Play Area

Minnesota Zoo Up for “Best Zoo in the United States” Distinction

Minnesota Zoo Welcomes First Endangered Camel Calf of 2014

Minnesota Zoo Celebrates 26 Years of The Beastly Ball

Cleaning Up after the Worst Winter Ever

New Partnership Takes Flight at the Minnesota Zoo

Juvenile Penguins to Waddle Onto Exhibit for the First Time

Looking For a Unique Valentine’s Day Experience?

Minnesota Zoo to Host First Carnivore “Turkey Gobble”

Momentum Builds for AZA Tiger Species Survival Plan Conservation Campaign, Hosted by Minnesota Zoo

Minnesota Zoo Foundation Receives $25,000 Matching Gift Challenge from Valspar Foundation for “Give to the Max” Day on November 14

Zoo Director Named President of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums 

Minnesota Zoo’s Star Tapir Named

Minnesota Zoo Launches BioDiscovery Project

Longtime Minnesota Zoo Supporter Honored