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Zoo news: Duluth lemurs get names, pregnant Como gorilla gets ultrasound

Say hello to the newest wide-eyed animals at the Lake Superior Zoo: Riley, Felana, Lorelei and London.

The four are ring-tailed lemurs, born within a month of one another over the summer, … 342 more words


Como Zoo Awaits The Births Of Two Baby Gorillas

St. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – Visitors to St. Paul’s Como Zoo are in for a special and rare treat in the coming months.

For the first time in the zoo’s 117-year history, staff are preparing for the births of two gorillas. 399 more words


Wander Minnesota: Halloween Minus The Scares

Halloween is almost here. There are tons of scary things to do for older Halloween fans. But where you can take the little, more easily scared ones? 295 more words


Como Zoo Cougar Scratches Man Who Yelled At It

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – Como Park zookeepers still are not sure what prompted a man to attempt getting into the cougar enclosure.

On Thursday afternoon, 23-year-old Brian Casey Phillips climbed up a guardrail and onto the first of two steel mesh fences. 238 more words


Promiscuous Como Zoo Gorillas Pregnant Out Of Wedlock

COMO ZOO, ST. PAUL – According to Como Zoo staff, two of the facility’s more sexually promiscuous female gorillas, Alice and Dara, have become pregnant. “It’s pretty obvious they didn’t consider the risks involved with unprotected, premarital sex,” said head zookeeper Carol Brendt. 73 more words


No monkey business: 2 Como Zoo gorillas expecting babies

Two gorillas at the Como Zoo are expecting.

This is a historic moment for the zoo. In its 55-year history of caring for gorillas, these will be the first births at the zoo. 501 more words


Como Zoo Giddy Over 2 Pregnant Gorillas

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Staff at St. Paul’s Como Zoo have some good news to share. They say not one, but two of the female gorillas are expecting. 67 more words