'Music Under Glass' Returns To Como ZooWould you like to see a free concert Sunday? Head over to Como Park Zoo and Conservatory in St. Paul for "Music Under Glass." Artists will play in the sunken garden.
Baby Giraffe Born At Como Park ZooIt's your first chance to see a new addition at the Como Zoo: A baby giraffe just born Monday!
Casfesjian's Carousel Opens At Como Park ZooOne of Minnesota's summertime icons is back in business. The sweet calliope music of Casfesjian's Carousel is in the air outside the main gate of the Como Park Zoo in Saint Paul.
Police Seek Public's Help Locating Missing Vulnerable ManAuthorities say 20-year-old Dayquan Anthony Thomas has a reduced mental capacity, and requires medication to deal with his medical issues. He was last seen in the 1300 block of 6th Street SE.
Como Park Zoo Introduces Baby GiraffeZoogoers are looking to the "Skye" Monday at St. Paul's Como Park! The zoo introduced the 20-day-old giraffe named Skye to the public, who is the 18th of her kind to be born there in 20 years. Skye weighs 145 pounds and is already 6 feet tall, but she is likely to double in size in her first two years, according to zoo officials. Giraffes can grow as tall as 18 feet.
Polar Bear Twins Heading To St. Paul's Como ZooSt. Paul, Minn. will soon say "hello" to twin polar bears who are nearly 2-years-old! The Toledo Zoo announced Thursday that brother and sister Sakari and Suka, will leave sometime in the fall and move to the Como Park Zoo.
Como Zoo To Help April Fools' PrankstersThe 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.
Como Zoo Orangutan Picks Broncos To Win Super BowlA prognosticating orangutan at a Minnesota zoo has picked the Denver Broncos to win Sunday's Super Bowl. Amanda the Orangutan ran into her exhibit at St. Paul's Como Park Zoo on Saturday and went straight for a pair of boxes, each containing a shirt of the two teams battling for NFL supremacy, the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. Zoo spokesman Matt Reinartz says Amanda paused a bit at first to soak up the attention. "She is a media darling. She came up to her glass, and kind of waved and played a little with the media," Reinartz said.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsAs we get ready for the weekend, we want to help you get ready as well. After you've had your fill of turkey and stuffing, get up and get moving with one of these weekend events.
'Reindeer Cam' Goes Live At Como Park ZooAnyone interested in seeing how reindeer behave this time of year can get a peek, anytime of the day. Animal Planet has set up a "Reindeer Cam" at Como Park Zoo. The camera is up and running 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's Thursday, and that means it's time to start planning some weekend fun. This weekend, celebrate Memorial Day at Fort Snelling, Como Zoo, and -- despite chilly weather -- even the aquatic centers of St. Paul.
ComoTown Opens This Weekend, Debuts Zip Line In JuneJust in time for the warm temperatures, the amusement park at Como Park opens Saturday.
Como Zoo Polar Bear Recoups After SurgeryComo Zoo’s 23-year-old female polar bear, Berlin, has made a strong recovery after undergoing major surgery at the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Medical Center.