Thursday, September 29, 2016


10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Today's Species: Giraffe

Giraffes are the tallest land mammal. Males can reach 16 to 18 feet in height or more, while females are generally a bit shorter, reaching less than 17 feet.


Polar Bear Program

10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training,... MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests... MORE

Story Time

12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals,... MORE

Videos From Como

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Bugs, Boas, & Bones! Creepy-Crawly Creature Awareness Weekend October 1 & 2!

Slither in to Como Park Zoo & Conservatory October 1 & 2 and get eyeball-to-eyeball... MORE


Como Zoo’s Baby Zebra Now Has a Name

As a tribute to long-time Como Park Zoo & Conservatory volunteer and Korean War Veteran... MORE


ZooBoo! October 22, 23, 29 and 30, 2016

Como Friends’ ZooBoo at Como Zoo For four nights in October, Como Zoo is transformed... MORE


Costumed & Non-Costumed Volunteer Opportunities for ZooBoo!

  Volunteer for ZooBoo! Anyone over 17 is welcome to volunteer. Volunteers sign... MORE



YEP Update #2

Fun is Good, right?  Of course!  And good things can be fun, too!  In September, the Youth... MORE


Conservation Camp Memes

This past summer 6th and 7th graders participated in Como’s popular “Camp Conservation”.... MORE