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Wander MN: Out-Of-The-Ordinary Valentine’s

Valentine’s Day is only three weeks away, and it falls on a Friday this year, which means it will likely spill into the weekend. Restaurants are sure to be busy. But eating out isn’t the only way to celebrate romance. Here are some ideas for unique outings to enjoy with someone special.

01/22/2014

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Last-Minute New Year’s Eve Entertainment Ideas

Don’t have your plans set yet to ring in 2014? We’ve found some fun ways to celebrate the end of 2013 and a fresh start in 2014. Here are some great events for all ages you can still drop in on today and tonight.

12/31/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Not-So-Scary Halloween Events

Halloween is almost here. Have you checked out the metro’s haunted houses? There are tons of scary things to do for older Halloween fans. But where you can take the little, more easily scared ones?

10/18/2013

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Como Zoo To Introduce Baby Giraffe

A week after its birth, a baby giraffe will make its debut at the Como Zoo. The zoo says the baby female giraffe was born 5-feet-8-inches tall and 130 pounds last Sunday.

09/05/2013

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Como Zoo Welcomes New Baby Saki Monkey

The Como Zoo has welcomed a new baby monkey to its primate building. The baby, a white-faced saki monkey, was born on Saturday and is now on display with its parents.

07/01/2013

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Go Inside Como Park’s Gorilla Forest

Polls say gorillas are one of America’s most favorite zoo animals. And that’s no secret to the folks at Como Park and Conservatory. That’s why they’ve dedicated $11 million to an exhibit redesign featuring seven charismatic gorillas who are part of Gorilla Forest.

06/08/2013

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St. Paul’s Como Zoo Introduces Gorilla Forest

There is now another reason to go to Como Zoo. The new Gorilla Forest just opened Thursday morning at the St. Paul facility. There are seven gorillas in the exhibit, and six are new to Como Zoo. The Gorilla Forest is the largest all-mesh gorilla enclosure in North America.

06/06/2013

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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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