Como Harbor on the Horizon

November 8th, 2018

Como Harbor, a $20.38 million reinvention of Como Zoo’s seals and sea lions habitat, is coming into view. Since the official groundbreaking last spring, the heart of Como’s campus has been dug up and dismantled to make room for a transformative, year-round aquatic habitat that promises to dramatically improve the care Como Zoo can provide […]

Como Zoo Welcomes Two Newly Orphaned Puma Cubs

November 1st, 2018

Photo Credit Oakland Zoo Two recently orphaned puma (also known as mountain lion and cougar) cubs from different locations in Northern California are now playing, bonding, and calling Como Zoo home. The pumas arrived from California to Como on October 30th after being cared for by Oakland Zoo wildlife specialists. Como Zookeepers and University of […]

Meet Penelope!

October 24th, 2018

Thank you to the thousands who came to Como over MEA weekend and voted! Penelope received 43% of the vote! Penelope born Tuesday morning, October 2, is the 8th calf born to Daisy and the 22nd giraffe birth at Como Zoo in the last 24 years. Como’s current herd consists of Daisy, Clover, Skeeter (father) […]

Lil’ Explorer Thursdays ~ Free Fun for the Lil’ Ones

October 23rd, 2018

Come explore 10-noon each Thursday on the Covered Porch beginning September 6!  See story time, meet plant and animal visitors, play games and many other fun activities. Each week has a new theme. FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE OF WEEKLY THEMES CLICK HERE! Lil’ Explorer Thursdays is funded in part by the Minnesota State Arts Board […]

Como Harbor – Opening 2019

October 15th, 2018

Ground Breaking Ceremony for Como’s Seal & Sea Lion Exhibit   The seals and sea lions exhibit at Como Zoo has been a fixture for over 60 years. The “Sparky Show”’ which began in 1956, has become one of Como’s most popular attractions, sharing fun, educational messages with thousands of visitors each day. Every year […]