Lake Superior Zoo Seeks Funding After 2012 FloodingOfficials with the Lake Superior Zoo will seeking funding from the State Legislature after major flooding in 2012 caused significant damage to the area. Representatives from the zoo met with Duluth Mayor Don Ness and administrators late last week.
Best Zoo And Aquarium Events In MinnesotaSummertime unleashes a wave of events that embrace the spirit and weather of the season. Check out our must-go list of zoo and aquarium events throughout Minnesota this summer.
Northland Still Rebuilding After Devastating Floods One year ago, Minnesota's northland experienced some of the worst flooding it had seen in years. Heavy rain came so fast that roads washed away, creating large sinkholes. More than 3,000 homes were damaged. One year later, Duluth and the surrounding areas are still rebuilding.
Duluth Still Recovering 1 Year After FloodingIt came on faster than anyone could have imagined. One year ago today, 10 inches of rain fell north of the Twin Cities in Duluth, causing widespread flooding. And today a lot of rebuilding still needs to be done. Many roads washed away from the force of the water and created sinkholes large enough to swallow cars.
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.
Duluth Zoo Facing Citation After Animals Drowned In FloodThe Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth is now facing a citation after several animals drowned there during this summer's flooding.
Duluth Polar Bear Now On Display At Como ZooThe polar bear who was displaced from her zoo in Duluth during flash flooding earlier this year is now on public display in St. Paul.
Fundraiser Set For Flood-Damaged Duluth ZooA fundraiser will be held this week in Duluth to benefit the flood-damaged Lake Superior Zoo.
Duluth Zoo Reopens To Visitors Following FloodsNearly a month after flooding washed out much of the Northland, a Duluth zoo is celebrating a big step forward.
Duluth Zoo Officials Facing Scrutiny Over Alarm SystemSecurity issues have the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth under scrutiny after about a dozen animals died in recent flood.
PETA Demands Legal Action After Zoo Animal DrowningsThe animal rights group PETA is pressing for legal action after a number of animals at a Duluth zoo were killed amid flash flooding.