Kids out of school for Winter Break? We have you covered!

November 25th, 2014

2014 Winter Break Camps Looking for something fun for your kids to do during winter break?  Or perhaps you have to work and your kids are out of school. We have you covered! Send them to Como Park Zoo and Conservatory!  Winter Camps are for students in Kindergarten – 3rd grade and are full-day sessions. […]

Como Zoo Mourns the Death of Infant Gorilla

November 24th, 2014

It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of the baby gorilla that was born at Como Zoo to first-time mother Alice on Wednesday, November 19. Since the baby’s birth, he and Alice were under zookeeper watch and care around the clock. The baby had appeared as if he was doing […]

We Are Bustling With Activities this November and December!

November 15th, 2014

Fall Flower Show Now – November 30 While many Minnesota gardens are already covered in snow, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory is in full bloom. The Fall Flower Show features a variety of Chrysanthemums. We are also featuring Yellow-Stemmed Swiss Chard for the first time! The show will also feature Calendula, Kale, […]

Baby News Update! Ultrasound Video of Baby Gorilla

October 22nd, 2014

Alice, a 12-year-old gorilla, will soon give birth to the first member of her species born in Como Zoo’s more than 100-year history. The first-time mother has entered her birth window, which officially began on October 18, and continues into early December. But it is Dara, Como’s other pregnant gorilla that is providing us with […]

Como Zoo Announces Gorillas (yes, plural) Are Expecting!

October 6th, 2014

Seventeen months ago Gorilla Forest opened to the public with seven gorillas; six that were new to Como Zoo. Today, Como is excited to announce the pregnancy of not one, but two of the gorillas. According to recent pregnancy tests, two of Como Zoo’s female gorillas, Alice and Dara, each received plusses. Alice has been […]