Pokémon Spotted Everywhere!

July 12th, 2016

There are new species at the Zoo. We didn’t expect them and we don’t know much about them yet, but now that they are here we’ve noticed many Zoo guests searching for them in exhibits around the Zoo. You guessed it, there are Pokémon everywhere- it’s just another fun reason to visit the Zoo! Real, […]

Groovin’ In The Garden ~ Free Outdoor Concert Series Every Wednesday Evening!

July 6th, 2016

The free concert series, “Groovin’ In The Garden”, returns To Como Park Zoo & Conservatory featuring some of the Twin Cities’ finest musicians & activities for the whole family. While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, […]

Como Zoo Welcomes Baby Zebra!

July 5th, 2016

Como Zoo is happy to announce the successful birth of a zebra foal to Grant’s Zebra “Minnie.” Mom and baby are both doing well, enjoying the oohs and aahs of visitors. The baby zebra was born sometime during the overnight hours of Saturday and Sunday. When the zookeepers arrived on Sunday morning, they discovered the […]

Butterflies Butterflies Butterflies!

June 14th, 2016

It’s a flutter fest at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, where the popular “Blooming Butterflies” exhibit is now open! Hundreds of butterflies from Africa, Asia and the Americas are flying freely in an indoor garden environment filled with tropical plants. Up to 400 butterflies will be released each week. Every day at noon guests are […]

Como Zoo Welcomes Baby Dall’s Sheep!

June 4th, 2016

A snowy white female baby Dall’s sheep was welcomed into the world on Saturday, June 4th at Como Zoo. The baby lamb named “Rainy” can be seen scampering around the exhibit she shares with her mother “Storm” and her father “Thunder”. Dall’s sheep are most notable for the males’ (known as rams) massive curled horns. […]