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Can’t Afford A Getaway? Plan A ‘Tropical’ Staycation Instead

By mid-March, most of us are sick of winter and ready for a getaway. Getting out of town can be expensive, but there are some places you can at least pretend to be in the tropics.

03/19/2013

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Como Zoo Polar Bear Recoups After Surgery

Como Zoo’s 23-year-old female polar bear, Berlin, has made a strong recovery after undergoing major surgery at the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Medical Center.

11/09/2012

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Duluth Polar Bear Now On Display At Como Zoo

The polar bear who was displaced from her zoo in Duluth during flash flooding earlier this year is now on public display in St. Paul.

08/14/2012

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Como Zoo Debuts New Flamingo Chick

Not to be outdone by the Minnesota Zoo’s new Lynx kitten, the Como Zoo sent out a picture of their new Flamingo chick.

08/09/2012

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Duluth Zoo Reopens To Visitors Following Floods

Nearly a month after flooding washed out much of the Northland, a Duluth zoo is celebrating a big step forward.

07/13/2012

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Protecting Kids & Animals From The Record Heat

Kids love to be outside but you have to make sure they’re hydrated and protected in this kind of heat.

07/02/2012

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Lake Superior Zoo Animals Moving To Como Zoo During Clean Up

A couple of seals were actually able to make their way out of the park Wednesday. They, along with some other zoo animals, are now coming to the Como Zoo in St. Paul.

06/21/2012

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Como Zoo Opens Seahorse Display In Time For Father’s Day

The Como Zoo opened a permanent display Wednesday that centers around one of the animal kingdom’s most dedicated and busy fathers: the male seahorse.

06/13/2012

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Como Zoo’s Tortoises Chow Down On Unique Birthday Cakes

Happy 20th birthday to Marco and Erwin, Como Zoo’s resident Galapagos tortoises!

05/05/2012

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Como Zoo To Prank Callers: Rawr!

This year, the Como Zoo prepared for April 1 and the deluge of prank phone calls that comes with it.

04/01/2012

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‘Can I Talk To Ellie Fant?’ Como Zoo Prepares For April Fools’

Everybody loves a good April Fools’ joke, including the Como Zoo in St. Paul.

03/30/2012

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Campaign For Como Reaches Fundraising Goal

Supporters of St. Paul’s Como Park Zoo and Conservatory have reached their fundraising goal.

12/10/2011

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‘Sparky The Sea Lion’ Takes Holy Angels Over Shakopee

Last week “Sparky the Sea Lion,” our high school football prognosticator from the Como Zoo, made it 0-for-2 in picking games.

10/07/2011

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‘Sparky The Sea Lion’ Debuts With Sports Rally

WCCO has added a new member to its High School Sports Rally team, and her primary function will be to pick a winner for one game each week.

09/23/2011

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After Car Break-In, Woman Upset With Cops’ Response: A Letter

A Woodbury woman believes police didn’t do enough after a thief broke into her car during the day. Police added to her frustration when they sent her a letter, advising her that the case “lacks sufficient solvability.”

09/01/2011

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