The Como Zoo is celebrating Earth Day this weekend with “Party for the Planet!” It’s a day of activities focusing on fun and creative ways to save energy, money and Mother Earth.
This summer will be hotter than ever for CBS’ primetime schedule with the announcement of a new drama, two returning dramas and the summer’s biggest reality show.
The Minnesota Zoo is asking the legislature for help with a million dollar budget deficit. Zoo officials said they may otherwise be facing some difficult decisions to make it up, including the possibility of closing some exhibits.
James Wolk will star in “Zoo,” a new drama series based on the bestselling novel of the same name by James Patterson, to be broadcast in summer 2015.
Fans should be thrilled to hear that CBS’ hit series “Under The Dome” will return for broadcast in summer 2015 along with newcomer “Extant.”
Five orphaned gray wolf pups from Alaska will soon be making their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo. The pups, originally from Funny River Fire in Alaska, will be found along the Medtronic Minnesota Trail starting at 9 a.m. Thursday.
The network has made a straight-to-series order for 13 episodes of the show to be broadcast in summer 2015.
This month, high school students in southern Minnesota will have a kangaroo, a fox and an armadillo in their classroom. In June, a nursing home will get a visit from a tortoise, a parrot and a dingo. It sounds strange, but it’s possible because of one guy who’s believed to be one of the youngest zookeepers in the country.
The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is helping pranksters again this April Fools’ Day. The zoo has set up four fake hotlines to help fool your co-workers, family and friends. Each hotline has a special pre-recorded message. You can trick people into calling Mr. Lion at 651-487-8266, Ms. Ella Fint at 651-487-8267, Ms. Wolf at 651-487-8268 or Ms. Anna Conda at 651-487-8289.
With school closures due to the extreme cold again this week, some parents may have been wondering what to do with their kids to stave off cabin fever. Since it’s too cold for outdoor activities like sledding or making snowmen, I went in search of the Best Cold Day Getaway in Minnesota.
Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.
Three people have confirmed E. coli infections from a Minnesota pumpkin patch petting zoo, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The three cases are all children – from 15 months old to 7 years old – and one child is hospitalized with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a serious complication of an E. coli infection characterized by kidney failure.
A week after its birth, a baby giraffe will make its debut at the Como Zoo. The zoo says the baby female giraffe was born 5-feet-8-inches tall and 130 pounds last Sunday.
Host a graduation party that is a hit with both the grad and guests at one of these Minnesota spots.
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory has a new exhibit open, featuring Japanese style bonsai trees. And work is underway to create a new outdoor space for the zoo’s seven gorillas.
Planning a child’s birthday party can be difficult. There are only so many times you can eat pizza and play skee ball.
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.
In less than a week Santa will be loading his sleigh and visiting the homes of children all around the world.
It was a big year for the Minnesota Zoo.
Several animals escaped from their cages and more than a dozen drowned at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth due to flooding.
Justin Bieber’s “Johnson” is now in Minnesota.