Meet Nyati, Como’s Baby Gorilla!

November 13th, 2017

The Votes Have Been Counted! Como’s Visitors Choose Nyati For Baby Gorilla Name As part of this past weekend’s “Go Great Apes” conservation awareness event, visitors to Como Park Zoo & Conservatory were able to cast their vote for the name of Como’s three-week old female baby western lowland gorilla. Ballot boxes were set out […]

Holiday Tea & Behind the Scenes Tour on December 6th

November 13th, 2017

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory invites you to enjoy: A Holiday Tea and Behind the Scenes Tour   Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 Tea Seatings at 11am and 2pm Call 651-487-8250 for information on group tables $40 per person Enjoy a three course tea service in the beautiful surroundings of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s North Garden. […]

Como Activities November – December

November 3rd, 2017

All Is Not Quiet At Como Park Zoo & Conservatory! Fall Flower Show Now – November 26 While many Minnesota gardens are winding down for the winter season, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory will be in full bloom! The Fall Flower Show features a variety of pink and white Chrysanthemums. S.A.F.E. Sundays […]

Join Us For S.A.F.E. Sundays!

November 2nd, 2017

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild.  Each week will feature a different animal. S.A.F.E. Sundays occur every Sunday from 1:00-3:00PM. 2017-2018 Schedule November 5– Polar Bears November 12– Gorillas November 19– Snow […]

Western Lowland Gorilla Born At Como Zoo

October 23rd, 2017

  (Saint Paul, MN) Como Zoo is thrilled to announce the addition of a baby western lowland gorilla to its troop. The baby female gorilla was born behind the scenes in the early hours of Wednesday, October 18, 2017, inside the Gorilla Forest exhibit dayroom to mother Alice. At approximately four pounds at birth, the […]