Como Zoo’s Galapagos tortoises celebrate 25th birthday

May 13th, 2017

Marco and Irwin, two Galapagos tortoises at the Como Zoo, turned 25 years young on Saturday, May 13. The celebration in their honor included banners, party hats for their shells and a delicious cake. The tortoises munched down on a homemade cake with the encouragement of a cheering crowd. The cake was designed especially for […]

Register Now For Camp Como!

May 9th, 2017

RECIPIENT of  NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! 2017 Camp Registration Is Now Open   PRESCHOOL – 8TH GRADE Spend some time Monkeying Around with your primate pals, go for the gold in Animal Olympics, take an African Adventure without leaving Como, or try on the hat of a zookeeper or gardener in […]

Say Bonjour! and Hallo! to Como Zoo’s Newest Residents

March 22nd, 2017

 Como Zoo Welcomes Two Young European-born Snow Leopards   Como Zoo is thrilled to welcome two young European-born snow leopards; Moutig, a male recently imported from France and Alya, a female from Berlin, Germany. Moutig, the three-year-old male, made his public debut in early March, leaping around the rock formations and vocalizing at the lions […]


March 1st, 2017

– Animal Planet Partners with Como Zoo & 17 other Zoos and Aquariums for 10-Hour Facebook Live Marathon – — The Beast of a Lineup, Entitled “Inside The Zoo,” Will Be Thursday, March 2 at 8 AM CT – It’s animal overload as Animal Planet sets up a flock of Facebook Live video segments and […]

Volunteers Needed for Japanese Garden!

February 4th, 2017

Unique Garden Experience in Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden!   Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is currently recruiting volunteers for public education volunteer position: Ordway Gardens Interpreter. The Ordway Gardens and the Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden are popular destinations for visitors who seek to experience the art form of Como’s Bonsai collections and the […]