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Injured Woodpecker Finds Home At Minnesota Zoo

An injured woodpecker has found a new home at the Minnesota Zoo after spending almost a year at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Roseville.

05/18/2012

This dolphin calf was born July 17, 2010 to mom Allie. (credit: Minnesota Zoo)

Minnesota Zoo Closes Dolphin Exhibit For Repairs

The Minnesota Zoo will close one of its most popular exhibits in order to begin significant repairs to Discovery Bay. Unfortunately, the closure means the zoo’s dolphins will be relocated to another facility.

05/14/2012

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Dinosaur Exhibit Debuts At Minnesota Zoo

The blockbuster summer attraction at the Minnesota Zoo just arrived by truck — Dinosaurs! Fifteen different animatronic creatures will be on display, including a Tyrannosaurus Rex.

05/08/2012

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Minnesota Zoo Welcomes Its First-Ever Baby Tamandua

It’s a girl! The Minnesota Zoo welcomed its first tamandua earlier this month — marking a rare addition to the zoo family.

04/23/2012

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Newborn DeBrazza’s Monkey To Debut At Minn. Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo introduces a newborn DeBrazza’s monkey to the public Tuesday. The monkey was born last Thursday and does not have a name yet. The zoo says so far the infant’s gender is unknown.

04/17/2012

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MN Zoo Announces Concert Series Line-Up For 2012

The Minnesota Zoo has announced its line-up for the 2012 Subway Music in the Zoo concert series.

04/02/2012

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In Case You Missed It: Saturday AM Show Highlights

Didn’t get a chance to watch the WCCO-TV Saturday Morning show? Watch all the highlights.

03/31/2012

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Your weekend could be full of fashion shows, movies on a really big screen and skiing for a great cause. Natalie Kane has her ear to the street and found some cool events you can check out this weekend.

02/16/2012

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Minnesota Zoo Mourns Loss Of Dolphin Calf

A 1-year-old baby dolphin passed away at the Minnesota Zoo Monday night after a sudden and acute illness, according to officials.

02/07/2012

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Asian Wild Dogs Exhibit To Open At Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo opens a new exhibit Friday featuring endangered Asian wild dogs.

12/29/2011

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ND ‘Flooding’ Penguins Now At Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo is welcoming 11 African penguins who had to move from a flooded-out North Dakota zoo.

10/21/2011

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Wander Minnesota: A Quick Trip

You know what I like? I like penguins. I’ve seen the flurry of advertising the Minnesota Zoo has done about the new 3M Penguins of the African Coast exhibit and kept thinking, ‘Oh, I need […]

10/13/2011

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MN Zoo To Become Breeding Ground For Penguins

There are new penguins at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley, and this breed likes the warmth.

07/07/2011

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Guests Happy To Visit Re-Opened Minnesota Zoo

The fact that the Minnesota Zoo was open for the Fourth of July holiday was good news for a lot of families.

07/04/2011

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Judge: MN Zoo To Remain Open During Shutdown

Minnesota Zoo officials say the zoo plans to reopen Sunday after a judge ruled Saturday in favor of the zoo’s petition to remain open during the government shutdown.

07/02/2011

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Vulnerable Feel The Pinch Of Minn. Gov’t Shutdown

The blind are losing reading services. A help line for the elderly has gone silent. And poor families are scrambling after the state stopped child care subsidies.

07/01/2011

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Guide To The Minnesota Zoo

We’re the kind of family that makes at least one trek to each of the zoos in the Twin Cities every year. We love both the Minnesota Zoo and Como Zoo, each for different reasons. When we’re in the mood for a more intimate day that involves less time and considerably less walking, we head to Como. And when we’re craving the full-blown, walk until you drop, all day experience, we head to the Minnesota Zoo!

06/18/2011

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Minnesota Zoo Defends Shooting Of Escaped Wolf

Three days after Minnesota Zoo handlers shot and killed an endangered wolf that escaped its enclosure, officials there are still defending their actions to residents who wonder why the wolf couldn’t just have been tranquilized.

06/11/2011

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Zoo Official Says Stray Wolf Had To Be Put Down

The wolf that escaped from the Minnesota Zoo yesterday had a lot of people talking on Thursday.

06/09/2011

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Wolf Escapes Exhibit At Zoo

A Mexican wolf was shot and killed after it got out of its enclosure at the Minnesota Zoo Wednesday morning.

06/08/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Freebie Monday

It feels like summer outside, so here are some deals that sizzle — all freebies!

06/06/2011

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Baby Snow Monkey Born At Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo’s snow monkey exhibit is celebrating an early Mother’s Day. The zoo in Apple Valley has announced the birth of another snow monkey.

05/05/2011

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Tiger Expert Tilson Retires From Minn. Zoo

Tilson, the Minnesota Zoo’s conservation director, is retiring after 27 years of studying and saving tigers, rhinos and other endangered species — and spending long stints in the world’s jungles and wilderness in the process.

04/22/2011

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MN Zoo Monorail Stuck With Passengers

Some Minnesota Zoo-goers looking to get a bird’s-eye view Friday wound up becoming the exhibit themselves. The elevated train they were on lost power shortly after leaving the station.

03/25/2011

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Cockroaches, Dragons For Zoo Day At State Capitol

There will be more than just political animals at the Minnesota Capitol on Thursday. There will be some real animals, too.

03/24/2011

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