Baby News Update! Ultrasound Video of Baby Gorilla

October 22nd, 2014

Alice, a 12-year-old gorilla, will soon give birth to the first member of her species born in Como Zoo’s more than 100-year history. The first-time mother has entered her birth window, which officially began on October 18, and continues into early December. But it is Dara, Como’s other pregnant gorilla that is providing us with […]

**To prepare for ZooBoo, Como will close at 3PM & reopen at 4:30PM on October 24-26**

October 16th, 2014

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory will cut its visiting hours short by one hour–but it’s for a very good cause. On October 18, 19 and 24-26 at 3 p.m., Como will close to allow our team of volunteers to prepare for ZooBoo, the biggest fundraiser of the year to benefit Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. […]

ZooBoo! October 18-19 and 24-26

October 14th, 2014

A Fang-tastic Time at Como Experience the Fun, Without The Fright, at ZooBoo October 18,19, 24, 25 & 26  For 27 years, ZooBoo has offered a fun, non-scary environment to celebrate Halloween.  Como Zoo’s grounds are transformed into a furry fairy-tailed wonderland where little kids can experience the fun of their first night of trick or treating–without worrying […]

Join us for Holiday Tea & Behind the Scenes Tour December 11th

October 13th, 2014

  Como Park Zoo & Conservatory invites you to enjoy: A Holiday Tea and Behind the Scenes Tour   Thursday, December 11th, 2014 Tea Seatings at 11am and 2pm    Enjoy a three course tea service in the beautiful surroundings of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s North Garden. Complete your visit with an exclusive behind the […]

Como Zoo Announces Gorillas (yes, plural) Are Expecting!

October 6th, 2014

Sixteen months ago today Gorilla Forest opened to the public with seven gorillas; six that were new to Como Zoo. Today, Como is excited to announce the pregnancy of not one, but two of the gorillas. According to recent pregnancy tests, two of Como Zoo’s female gorillas, Alice and Dara, each received plusses. Alice has […]