April 9th, 2015

We know that with the weather, Como will be a popular destination for prom photos, but we’d like to remind prom attendees that photo permits are required and photo polices will be enforced. A 30 minute photo permit may be purchased at the Visitors Center Desk for $25.   PHOTO POLICY Enjoy your visit and […]

Party for the Planet sponsored by Xcel Energy!

April 8th, 2015

We’re celebrating Earth Day with a two-day Party for the Planet sponsored by Xcel Energy on April 18-19. Visitors will find a myriad of free activities focusing on fun, creative ways to save energy, money and the planet with plant and animal ambassadors, interactive games, creative crafts and more! Plants and animals are experts at […]

The Baby Boom Continues – Emperor Tamarin Edition!

April 7th, 2015

Como Zoo’s baby boom continued last week when a newborn Emperor Tamarin was born on March 31 to first-time parents Lara and Roger! Emperor Tamarins have a gestation period of 140-145 days. The father helps with the birth by receiving the young and cleansing them. Like most primates, infants are born with the ability to […]

Healthcare for Polar Bears!

April 4th, 2015

Last week Como Zoo became only the second zoo in the country to obtain a voluntary blood sample from a Polar Bear! Como Zoo is home to two 19-year-old male Polar Bears who have been involved in a training program even before they arrived at the zoo in 2002. Over the past year zookeepers have […]

April Education Programs at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

March 14th, 2015

We have lots of great classes for all ages in April! Register by clicking on the titles of the classes below! My Colorful Zoo – Programs for 2s Tuesday, April 7 at 9:30 am Big Cat Breakfast – Family Saturday, April 11 at 8:30 am Bunny Hop – Preschool Tuesday, April 14 at 1:30 pm […]