ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – Workers at the Como Zoo say they are in the midst of a time of grief. A week ago, the zoo lost 22-year-old Wynona. 304 more words
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We were seeking the warmth of tropical air inside the Conservatory, the heady perfume of the sunken garden, and the comforting scent of damp soil. But then the polar bears drew us in with the sheer exuberance of their icy swimming and the joyous clouds of steamy breath rising into the arctic air. 11 more words
At over a month old, the newest member of the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory’s Sumatran orangutan family finally has a name – Kemala.
It can be tough picking a name for a newborn, but the St. 141 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – St. Paul’s Como Zoo just announced that the new baby orangutan will be given the name Kemala.
The public was asked to help pick a name for the newborn primate, which was born at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center on Jan. 34 more words