Social Media Fans Pick “Lydia” as the Name of Como’s Baby Zebra

June 18th, 2019

Como Zoo turned over the naming rights of its baby zebra to its social media fans and the fans have responded; nearly 6,000 times! With 36% of the votes, the name Lydia is now bestowed onto the little female zebra. The other names offered in the online contest were Nia with 34% of the votes, […]

Avoid the Parking Challenges, Take the FREE Como Shuttle! Running Daily Beginning June 8!

June 16th, 2019

2019 SHUTTLE SERVICE Visitors can avoid parking hassles with our free shuttle service!  Weekend shuttle service begins April 27, while daily service begins June 8– August 4.  There will be no shuttle during the State Fair. The shuttle bus allows passengers to board at the staffed off-site parking lot at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds, located on […]

Groovin’ In The Garden ~ Free Outdoor Concert Series

June 15th, 2019

Past winner of City Pages “Best Place to See a Concert with Kids”, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory’s free concert series “Groovin’ In The Garden” returns for the 8th year featuring some of the Twin Cities’ finest musicians & activities for the whole family, rain or shine!* While the grownups get their groove on with […]

Awwww….New Pictures of Baby Snow Leopard!

June 11th, 2019

Significant, Successful Breeding Plan Achieved   Como Zoo has a new resident – a snow leopard cub. This was the first pregnancy for the cub’s four-year-old mother, Alya, and six-year-old father, Moutig, and the first snow leopard birth at Como Zoo since 2007. Alya gave birth to the cub on April 30th. While the gender […]

Help Name Our Baby Zebra!

June 10th, 2019

VOTING IS OVER! WE ARE COUNTING THE BALLOTS! STAY TUNED! We need your help in naming the baby Zebra! Voting ends next Monday, June 17! Your options are Claire, Elsie, Lydia and Nia!