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Working For The Weekend: Festivals Galore

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to start planning some weekend fun. It’s a weekend of festivals in the Twin Cities and beyond.

08/08/2013

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Minn. Zoo Introduces 2 Asian Wild Horse Foals

Two Asian wild horse foals – a male and female – will make their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo Thursday.

07/31/2013

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Best Zoo And Aquarium Events In Minnesota

Summertime unleashes a wave of events that embrace the spirit and weather of the season. Check out our must-go list of zoo and aquarium events throughout Minnesota this summer.

07/26/2013

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First Tapir Calf Born At MN Zoo In 20 Years

The Minnesota Zoo is celebrating its very own historic birth. The zoo welcomed the first Malayan tapir calf born in more than 20 years.

07/23/2013

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2 New Penguin Chicks Make Debut At MN Zoo

Two penguin chicks made their debut today at the Minnesota Zoo. The two African Penguins waddled out into the spotlight for the first time since their births back in March.

07/10/2013

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2 Bongo Calves Born At Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo’s collection of forest antelopes just got a little bigger. The zoo announced Tuesday that a male bongo antelope was born June 6 and a female arrived 10 days later.

06/25/2013

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At Minn. Zoo, Some Upgrades Will Wait

The new Hawaiian monk seals at the Minnesota Zoo will have to wait. Officials at the zoo in Apple Valley wanted to renovate a million-gallon tank in Discovery Bay to house the seals. The zoo needs another $1 million to finish that work before the seals can move in.

06/03/2013

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New Zoo Exhibits Feature Giraffes & Pterosaurs

They roamed the earth millions of years ago, now they’re on display at the Minnesota Zoo. But that’s not all that’s happening — families can also get an up close look at Africa.

05/25/2013

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Sue McLean, Twin Cities Concert Promoter, Dies At 63

A long-time Twin Cities concert promoter has died. According to her website, Sue McLean died Friday, after a battle with cancer. McLean’s company was responsible for booking many live music acts, including the Live at the Guthrie Series, the Minnesota Zoo concerts, and the Basilica Block Party.

05/18/2013

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Minn. Zoo Welcomes 2 Bison Calves

The Minnesota Zoo is welcoming two bison calves. The zoo is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource to conserve the North American Plains bison. The calves are the first bison calves born at the Apple Valley zoo in 20 years.

05/16/2013

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Minnesota Zoo To Host ASL Day

Hundreds of students are expected to participate Tuesday in the Minnesota Zoo’s second annual American Sign Language Day.

04/30/2013

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As Snow Falls, Apply For Summer Jobs

Although a peek out the window would tell you otherwise, summer is just around the corner.

04/23/2013

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MN Zoo Shows Off New Penguin Chicks Via Webcam

The Minnesota Zoo has debuted a new webcam to show off their two recently-hatched male African penguin chicks.

04/19/2013

Musician Melissa Etheridge attends the 10th annual Avon Foundation For Women Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 26, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Minnesota Zoo Announces ‘Music In The Zoo’ Series

The Minnesota Zoo has announced its line-up for the 2013 Subway Music in the Zoo concert series, which is now entering its 21st season.

04/01/2013

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Big New Plans For The Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo is going to be going through some pretty big changes over the next 15 or 20 years. That’s if all the elements of a Master Plan go into effect.

03/31/2013

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