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Minnesota Zoo In Search Of Sculpted Rhinos

The Minnesota Zoo wants a couple of rhinoceroses, of the sculpted variety. The zoo says it wants the sculptures to put outside the entrance to its Tropics Trail. The zoo posted a solicitation in this week’s State Register that seeks responses by Jan. 20.

12/27/2013

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Best Places To Take Photos With Santa In Minnesota

No waiting in line here as Santa strolls from table to table to visit and pose for pictures you take with your own camera. Meanwhile, kids occupy themselves with snacks from the Call of the Wild restaurant, available craft activities or coloring sheets.

12/06/2013

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Musicians Gather To Honor Promoter Sue McLean

Musicians from across the country came together Saturday night to celebrate the memory of one of the most prominent women in the Twin Cities music scene. Sue McLean passed away this spring after a long battle with breast cancer. She made a name for herself as a music promoter and had a talent for discovering up-and-comers. Many of those artists she introduced to the public held a concert in her honor at First Avenue in Minneapolis

11/23/2013

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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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Minnesota Zoo’s ‘Star’ Tapir Calf Named After Public Contest

A Malayan tapir calf — who was born at the Minnesota Zoo in late July — now has a name after a public naming contest.

10/14/2013

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A Guide To The Minnesota Zoo

Minnesotans are lucky to have a treasure like the Minnesota Zoo in our own backyard. But many families are not aware of the behind-the-scenes options, special events and places to go to make your zoo excursion a breeze when traveling with kids. Here are a few insider tips.

09/20/2013

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MN Zoo Honored For Preserving Endangered African Black Rhino

The Minnesota Zoo landed some international honors this week. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums presented the zoo an award for Significant Achievement in International Conversation for the science-based management of rhino conversation and tourism on Namibia’s communal lands program.

09/13/2013

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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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New Baby Animals Debuting At Minnesota Zoo

This Easter weekend, you can take your little ones to see the little ones at the Minnesota Zoo, which debuts this year’s new additions this weekend.

03/29/2013

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Best Minnesota Easter Events For Kids 2013

This spring, load up the family and check out one of Minnesota’s best Easter events for kids.

03/29/2013

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Working For The Weekend: Top Entertainment Bets

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to start planning some weekend fun as Easter approaches on Sunday.

03/28/2013

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