Harpist Terri Tacheny long enjoyed taking her young daughters to Como Zoo in St. Paul, except for the Primate House, where she thought the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys seemed a little lethargic. Her solution: A little music.
Yes, indeed, those are monkeys riding saddled dogs while herding sheep. And that’s just one of the many shows taking place this weekend at the Hamel Rodeo in Hamel, Minn.
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.
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.