Butterflies Butterflies Butterflies!

July 20th, 2016

It’s a flutter fest at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, where the popular “Blooming Butterflies” exhibit is now open! Hundreds of butterflies from Africa, Asia and the Americas are flying freely in an indoor garden environment filled with tropical plants. Up to 400 butterflies will be released each week. Every day at noon guests are […]

Pokémon Spotted Everywhere!

July 12th, 2016

There are new species at the Zoo. We didn’t expect them and we don’t know much about them yet, but now that they are here we’ve noticed many Zoo guests searching for them in exhibits around the Zoo. You guessed it, there are Pokémon everywhere- it’s just another fun reason to visit the Zoo! Real, […]

Como Zoo Welcomes Baby Zebra!

July 5th, 2016

Como Zoo is happy to announce the successful birth of a zebra foal to Grant’s Zebra “Minnie.” Mom and baby are both doing well, enjoying the oohs and aahs of visitors. The baby zebra was born sometime during the overnight hours of Saturday and Sunday. When the zookeepers arrived on Sunday morning, they discovered the […]

Como Zoo Welcomes Baby Dall’s Sheep!

June 4th, 2016

A snowy white female baby Dall’s sheep was welcomed into the world on Saturday, June 4th at Como Zoo. The baby lamb named “Rainy” can be seen scampering around the exhibit she shares with her mother “Storm” and her father “Thunder”. Dall’s sheep are most notable for the males’ (known as rams) massive curled horns. […]

Sparky Shows at 11:30 Daily!

May 25th, 2016

Como Zoo’s most treasured tradition will return on Saturday, May 28, when Sparky the Sea Lion dives into her season debut at 11:30 a.m. This year, Sparky’s taking her inspiration from Dr. Seuss, putting her own environmental spin on stories designed to teach our youngest visitors the value of stewardship. In fact, that’s the message […]