Costumed & Non-Costumed Volunteer Opportunities for ZooBoo!

September 22nd, 2016

  Volunteer for ZooBoo! Anyone over 17 is welcome to volunteer. Volunteers sign up for late afternoon to evening shifts and are needed to wear fun costumes provided by Como, greet and entertain young children and families, or pass out Halloween treats. Also needed are many non-costumed volunteers for event support positions. Individuals and groups* […]

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

September 3rd, 2016

Come explore 10-noon each Thursday beginning September 8! Lil’ Explorers runs every Thursday through April.    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 […]

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 […]