It’s A Girl! Como Zoo is Proud to Welcome Arlene, a Baby Gorilla!

March 2nd, 2015

Como Zoo is continuing its recent baby boom and is thrilled to announce the addition of a baby western lowland gorilla to its troop. The female gorilla was born in the evening hours of Sunday, February 22, 2015, to first-time mother Dara inside the day room of the Gorilla Forest exhibit. At approximately five pounds […]

Como Zoo Will Soon Bid Farewell To Visiting Polar Bears Suka and Sakari

February 26th, 2015

Suka (pronounced SOO-kah) and Sakari (pronounced Suh-KAR-ee), the visiting polar are getting ready to move on to their permanent home.  Dane County’s Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison, Wisconsin announced today that they will welcome the two and a half year-old twin polar bears to their new Arctic Passage exhibit in time for its grand opening […]

March Education Programs at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

February 21st, 2015

We have lots of great classes for all ages in March! Register by clicking on the titles of the classes below! Polar Bear Bash (Family) Saturday, March 7, 9-11AM What makes polar bears so different from other bears? Learn all about this amazing species by meeting a polar bear zookeeper, creating and observing polar bear […]

Introducing Kemala!

February 16th, 2015

Thanks to the Public’s Contributions, Como Zoo’s Baby Orangutan Now Has A Name In a naming ceremony held today, Como Zoo’s baby Sumatran orangutan, born on January 7, 2015, was dubbed Kemala. The name came as a result of a month long voting contest that ended at noon today. Kemala (pronounced Key-mala) means magic stone in the […]

2015 Camps, Classes, Tours, Birthday Parties & More! Page Through Our Brochure ~ Now Online!

February 15th, 2015

Click on the image to view our brochure. You can then click on the classes to register!