Tacos for Tigers

September 16th, 2014

Help Como Park Zoo and Conservatory When You Dine at Chipotle Mexican Grill on September 23   Your meal tickets during Como Day at Chipotle Mexican Grill last year helped to ring up more than $13,000 in donations for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, the most successful fundraiser Chipotle has ever seen in the state. […]

Have Some ‘Fang-tastic’ Fun Volunteering at ZooBoo

September 15th, 2014

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is currently seeking up to 600 volunteers for its annual ZooBoo event.  For over 25 years, ZooBoo has offered families with even the youngest ‘ghouls’ a non-scary, family-friendly environment to celebrate Halloween. This ‘spooktacular’ event takes the support and dedication of over 200 volunteers per night. Volunteers help with everything […]

Como Zoo Welcomes Not One, But Two Baby Zebras!

September 8th, 2014

In the overnight hours of Saturday and Sunday, a baby zebra was born at Como Zoo. When the zookeepers arrived Sunday morning they discovered the foal up, walking strong and closely shadowing his mother, Thelma. The birth of the foal was not a surprise. “Thelma was getting very big, we knew it was a matter […]

Lil’ Explorer Thursdays ~ Free Fun for the Lil’ One!

September 4th, 2014

Come explore 10-noon each Thursday, September-April in the Visitor’s Center.  See story time, meet plant and animal visitors, play games and many other fun activities. Each week has a new theme. ** Members-only early access! Lil’ Explorers starts at 9:30 for members on these special Thursdays! Not a member? Join on-site or at www.ComoFriends.org ** […]

New Fall Schedule!

September 2nd, 2014

As summer comes to end. we have updated our schedule for the fall season. We are still open until 6:00PM through September. Our winter hours will go into effect on October 1st when our hours will be 10:00AM-4:00PM. Fall schedule 10:30 Bear Program 11:00 Zookeeper Talk 11:30 Gorilla Program (Weekends Only) 12:00 Story Time 1:00 […]