Minnesota Zoo

Bison Herd Now Roaming Minneopa State Park Near MankatoIn the vast open prairie of Minneopa State Park, a once plentiful animal will soon graze the lush grasses again.
Malayan Tapir Calf Makes First Public Appearance At Minnesota ZooA baby animal is scheduled to make his public debut at the Minnesota Zoo Wednesday. The endangered Malayan tapir calf was born at the end of July. The zoo said he sort of resembles a furry watermelon with legs.
Minnesota Zoo Welcomes Malayan Tapir CalfA male Malayan tapir was born at 5 a.m. on July 30, the zoo's second birth of the endangered species in 22 years.
Best Upcoming Exhibits For Kids In MinnesotaThe learning doesn't end - even when school's out for the summer.
Bears Return To Minn. Zoo Exhibit After Rock Smash IncidentA rowdy bear and his buddies are back on display at the Minnesota Zoo. A brown bear smashed a rock against the grizzly exhibit last week, splintering the glass wall. The zoo says the bear was just playing.
Minnesota Zoo Grizzly Shatters Glass Pane Of Enclosure With RockA grizzly bear at the Minnesota Zoo repeatedly slammed a 50-pound rock into the glass wall of its enclosure, cracking the the thick pane that separated the bears from surprised zoo-goers.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's safe to say many of us are working for the weekend this week. And that's because it's a long holiday weekend! And with the weather a little dicey, WCCO This Morning found fun things to do both indoors and outdoors.
Endangered Seals Find New Home At Minnesota ZooThe Minnesota Zoo is now home to a group of animals who are considered critically endangered. A new exhibit featuring Hawaiian Monk Seals opens on Memorial Day weekend. There are less than 1,100 of them surviving in the wild off the shores of Hawaii.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsWe are working for the weekend. It is Mother's Day weekend and there are a lot of fun activities to do with mom! But we begin with a party even the dads would enjoy.
Minnesota Zoo Welcomes 3 Baby Snow MonkeysThe Minnesota Zoo is welcoming three new additions to their habitats: three baby snow monkeys. The babies were born April 17, April 20 and May 1 to mothers Yuki, Shumei and Yumoto.
Soldier Surprises 3-Year-Old Son At Minnesota ZooDuring a show, a zoo worker asked if Evan would help during a "close encounters" presentation to bring out a live animal, but he got quite the surprise...
Salt-N-Pepa, Michael McDonald, Pat Benatar Playing MN Zoo This SummerThe Minnesota Zoo's 2015 concert series will include performances by Salt-N-Pepa, Michael McDonald, Lucinda Williams, and Jonny Lang. On Monday, the Zoo announced the full lineup for the Subway Music in the Zoo concert series, which kicks off June 6 with a split bill between Marc Cohn and Shawn Colvin.