Layoffs are expected at the Minnesota Zoo, according to zoo officials. Slumping attendance and rising operating costs are leading zoo officials to lay off and unknown number of workers.
Fall is the best time to visit the zoo in Minnesota. That’s because this is when there’s a baby boom! But just like all babies, there’s nap time.
Five orphaned gray wolf pups from Alaska will soon be making their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo. The pups, originally from Funny River Fire in Alaska, will be found along the Medtronic Minnesota Trail starting at 9 a.m. Thursday.
The Minnesota Zoo is preparing a birthday party for Nikko, a 31-year-old snow monkey that’s believed to be the oldest in North America.
It arrives all too quickly, but alas, it’s here: Labor Day weekend, the official end of summer. If you’ve already made your pilgrimages to the Minnesota State Fair and the Renaissance Festival, what else can you do on this glorious long weekend? Plenty.
Labor Day marks the end of summer. How will you celebrate?
Don’t stress out – there’s plenty to do on Labor Day weekend. Parties and road trips are popular activities for Minnesotans during Labor Day weekend, but other options can be just as fun.
Like all teenagers, hanging with one’s peers is a simple pleasure. But for 18 girls from India, an outing to the Minnesota Zoo was both eye-opening and life-changing.
Five gray wolf orphaned pups arrive at their new home at the Minnesota Zoo Tuesday afternoon. The pups were rescued from a wildfire in Alaska in May. They were abandoned and had been hurt by porcupines.
Five wolf pups, rescued from a wildfire in Alaska, are about to embark on a new journey. On Tuesday, the “Funny River Five” as they are known, will fly to their new home at the Minnesota Zoo. They were rescued six weeks ago, and taken to the Alaska Zoo, in bad shape.
The five wolf pups that were orphaned by a wildfire on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula will soon have a permanent home in the Lower 48. The pups will leave later this month for the Minnesota Zoo near Minneapolis.
The five wolf pups that were orphaned by a wildfire on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula will soon have a permanent home in the Lower 48.
Many local summer camps have already started or are just now getting started. This week, we’re giving you a look at some with spots still available.
A new experience at the Minnesota Zoo is coming just in time for the blockbuster summer movie season. The zoo’s 3D IMAX theatre has officially gone digital.
Five wolf pups, lucky to be alive after being rescued from a wildfire in Alaska, will get a new home in Minnesota. The pups were discovered in their den by crews battling a wildfire on the Funny River.
We all know the bugs in Minnesota can get huge during the summer and we mainly think of black flies and mosquitoes. But few crawly creatures are as big as the ones at the Minnesota Zoo right now.
Take time out to honor American war heroes. On May 26, 2014, Minnesotans will be planning activities that involve family gatherings and a celebration of freedom.
The Minnesota Zoo has announced some of the acts included in its lineup of summer concerts, and the roster includes old favorites and new talents alike. The Subway Music in the Zoo series opens June 2 with a concert by the Monkees.
Breanna from Anoka asked: Why are potholes called potholes? Taylor from Rosemount wanted to know: What do the red, white and blue ribbons on the floors of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament stand for?
Do your part and make a difference in the life of an animal and it undoubtedly will make a difference in yours as well. Give your time and talents by volunteering at one of the many animal-focused organizations in Minnesota.
Schools around the metro are taking that week-long (more or less) holiday known as spring break, now through mid April. Whether going out of town isn’t in your financial picture right now, or you’d just rather stay home, here are some ideas to keep your family from going stir-crazy—especially if it snows again next week. The classic kid-venture spots never fail to entertain: the Science Museum of Minnesota (especially with the Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibit having just opened, and it’s fantastic), which might be paired with a trip to the Minnesota Children’s Museum, which just opened its Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice exhibit;
The Minnesota Zoo has added new members to their family. Ten African penguins were hatched in the 3M Penguins of the African Coast exhibit in November and December of 2013. The juvenile penguins, four male and six female, were presented to the public Friday morning.
Minnesota’s horrible winter is prompting the Minnesota Zoo to offer a “Worst Winter Ever” special. The zoo is offering individual visitors — children, adults and seniors — a $10 admission fee from this Wednesday through Friday.
The Minnesota Zoo will reopen to the public Tuesday after being closed one day due to dangerously cold weather.
The Minnesota Zoo will be closed to the public Monday because of the expected dangerously cold weather. The zoo’s one-day shutdown follows Gov. Mark Dayton’s decision to cancel all public school classes statewide Monday. Zoo Director Lee Ehmke says the decision was made to encourage people to stay home.