Camp Como Registration Is Open!

January 10th, 2015

RECIPIENT of  NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close! Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking […]

February Education Programs at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

January 10th, 2015

We have lots of great classes for all ages in February! Register by clicking on the titles of the classes below! Penguins on Parade – Adult/Child Preschool What walks with a waddle, brays like a donkey, swims like a dolphin, yet cannot fly? Get up close and personal with one of Como’s penguins as we […]

Lil’ Explorer Thursdays ~ Free Fun for the Lil’ One!

December 22nd, 2014

Come explore 10-noon each Thursday, September-April in the Visitor’s Center.  See story time, meet plant and animal visitors, play games and many other fun activities. Each week has a new theme. ** Members-only early access! Lil’ Explorers starts at 9:30 for members on these special Thursdays! Not a member? Join on-site or at www.ComoFriends.org   […]

Live 24/7 Action of Como Zoo’s Reindeer Is Just A Click Away

December 19th, 2014

Reindeer From Como Zoo Are Back On ANIMAL PLANET L!VE! Instead of huddling around the television watching football this holiday season, watch Como Zoo’s reindeer! Now you can see the daily details of their lives through Animal Planet L!VE’s 24/7 cam. Viewers are invited to get to know Como Zoo’s two resident reindeer on the exciting Reindeer Cam. […]

Como Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe!

December 15th, 2014

Como Zoo is excited to welcome a new baby giraffe named “Skye” to its herd. Coming in to the world at 6 feet tall and weighing 145 pounds, the baby is ready to stand tall and be introduced to the public today. The new baby girl, born November 25th,  is the fifth calf born to mom, […]