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Como Zoo Solicits Votes For Baby Gorilla's Name

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On Election Day, Como Zoo is asking for you to cast your vote to name its new baby gorilla.

The little girl was born three weeks ago on Oct. 38 more words


Man, 22, Accused Of Exposing Himself At Como Zoo Conservatory

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 22-year-old homeless man was arrested Wednesday after exposing himself at Como Zoo and Conservatory near a children’s play area.

Joshua Lor is accused of pulling down his pants around 11 a.m. 75 more words


Workin’ For The Weekend: ZooBoo, Darkness Day & Remembering Tom Petty

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s Thursday… are you working for the weekend?

Here are some fun things to do in the Twin Cities.


Now in its 30th year, Como Friends ZooBoo offers families a safe trick-or-treating alternative and many Halloween surprises, such as animal visitors, live entertainment and craft projects. 165 more words


Checking out the Como Zoo

A cancelled camping trip led to a trip to visit friends in Minneapolis – St. Paul earlier this summer. Though we’ve been to the Twin Cities several times during summer, we have covered Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet, but we hadn’t been to the Como Zoo. 349 more words


Gorilla Who Escaped Como Zoo Moves Again For Breeding

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two popular but endangered escape artists are leaving the Audubon Zoo in hopes that they’ll make some babies.

Berani, a male Sumatran orangutan, and Casey, a male western lowland gorilla, represent critically endangered species, and fresh faces at other zoos may stimulate breeding. 325 more words


Como Zoo Gorilla Expecting Baby This Fall

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials at Como Zoo say Alice, one of their western lowland gorillas, is expecting and will likely give birth sometime in September or October. 106 more words


Police: 2 Arrested & Cited After Jumping Into Como Zoo Giraffe Exhibit

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — St. Paul police say two men were arrested and released over the weekend after they jumped into Como Zoo’s giraffe pit.

According to police, officers were dispatched to Como Zoo at 5:42 p.m. 113 more words