Como Zoo Welcomes Baby Zebra!

September 3rd, 2016

Como Zoo is happy to announce the successful birth of another zebra foal, this one to Grant’s Zebra “Thelma.” Mom and baby male are both doing well, delighting Como’s visitors with unconscionable cuteness. The baby zebra was born sometime during the overnight hours of Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3. When the zookeepers arrived […]

Pokémon Spotted Everywhere!

July 21st, 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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

Avoid the Parking Challenges, Take the FREE Como Shuttle! Now Running on Weekends!

May 3rd, 2016

2016 WEEKEND SHUTTLE SERVICE Visitors can avoid parking hassles with our free shuttle service!  Weekend-only shuttle service begins April 23. There will be no shuttle during the State Fair. The shuttle bus allows passengers to board at the staffed off-site parking lot at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds, located on the south side of Como […]