It’s A Baby Bonanza At Como Zoo!

August 9th, 2017

Giraffe, Dall’s Sheep & Emperor Tamarins…Oh My! With all there is to see and do, it’s no wonder Como Park Zoo & Conservatory has been nominated as ‘Best Minnesota Attraction’ by USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice 2017.   Meet Violet, Como Zoo’s Baby Giraffe Como Zoo’s baby giraffe now has a name: Violet. The new […]

Our Latest Addition Makes It Easier To Get To Our Front Door

June 26th, 2017

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory Opens New Gardens The Minnesota Garden & The Circle Garden  The Minnesota Garden and Circle Garden replaces the large open turf forecourt in front of the Visitor Center with a formal garden layout that is reminiscent of the historic public gardens that were adjacent to the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in […]

Gorilla Baby Expected In Fall

May 14th, 2017

  Just in time for Mother’s Day, Como Zoo is excited to announce the pregnancy of Alice, a Western Lowland Gorilla. Now in her second trimester, the expectant mother’s birth window has been determined to be between early September to mid-October. The gestation period for gorillas is about 36 weeks. The pregnancy is the second […]

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 […]