Say Bonjour! and Hallo! to Como Zoo’s Newest Residents

March 22nd, 2017

 Como Zoo Welcomes Two Young European-born Snow Leopards   Como Zoo is thrilled to welcome two young European-born snow leopards; Moutig, a male recently imported from France and Alya, a female from Berlin, Germany. Moutig, the three-year-old male, made his public debut in early March, leaping around the rock formations and vocalizing at the lions […]


March 1st, 2017

– Animal Planet Partners with Como Zoo & 17 other Zoos and Aquariums for 10-Hour Facebook Live Marathon – — The Beast of a Lineup, Entitled “Inside The Zoo,” Will Be Thursday, March 2 at 8 AM CT – It’s animal overload as Animal Planet sets up a flock of Facebook Live video segments and […]

Camp Como Registration Now Open!

February 22nd, 2017

RECIPIENT of  NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! 2017 Camp Registration Is Now Open   PRESCHOOL – 8TH GRADE Spend some time Monkeying Around with your primate pals, go for the gold in Animal Olympics, take an African Adventure without leaving Como, or try on the hat of a zookeeper or gardener in […]

‘Ivory Belongs Here – A visit to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area’ ~ a photography exhibit by Moon Lai – Now Open

February 5th, 2017

Moon Lai is an insurance agent on a mission and it has nothing to do with selling insurance. The animals of Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) have captured his attention. Lai is a freelance photographer. “In April, I traveled to Tanzania for two weeks, with special permission from NCA to photograph elephants and the wildlife. Now I’m […]

Volunteers Needed for Japanese Garden!

February 4th, 2017

Unique Garden Experience in Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden!   Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is currently recruiting volunteers for public education volunteer position: Ordway Gardens Interpreter. The Ordway Gardens and the Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden are popular destinations for visitors who seek to experience the art form of Como’s Bonsai collections and the […]