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5 flats

5 flats man! That’s awful man. Then they have sharps in the flats. Yikes. I think my brain is going crazy. But 5 more Monday night rehearsal before the first performance at the zoo. 16 more words

Meet Luke & Leia: Como Zoo's Emperor Tamarins

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two baby monkeys born last month at St. Paul’s Como Zoo now have an identity of their own.

The zoo posted pictures Wednesday on Facebook the baby Emperor Tamarins, who have been given the names of Star Wars characters: Luke and Leia. 27 more words


Como Zoo Gorilla Celebrates 1st Birthday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Como Zoo celebrated one of it’s smallest animals in a big way.

Arlene, the gorilla, celebrated her first birthday Monday. Zookeepers decorated the Gorilla House with some streamers and wrapped a few presents for her. 58 more words


Stop and See the Flowers

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.”

~Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Anti-war activist and Indian nationalist

Visiting a local conservatory can be a welcome and uplifting break from the days of winter that are cold and drab.   16 more words


My Son's Trip to the Rainforest

My son and I recently returned from a trip to the rainforest. Upon arrival, the contrast between Minnesota’s winter and this tropical oasis is astounding. The color palate has changed from a snowy white to luscious green. 348 more words

'Music Under Glass' Returns To Como Zoo

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Would you like to see a free concert Sunday?

Head over to Como Park Zoo and Conservatory in St. Paul for “ 46 more words


These are baby emperor tamarin twins, and they're at the Como Zoo

The Como Zoo has two tiny new residents.

The St. Paul zoo announced Wednesday two baby South American emperor tamarin twins were born on Jan. 27 (you can see them in the photo above). 242 more words