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Zoom lens at the Zoo

Brought the new camera to Como Zoo today, and used my 55-210 lens for shooting the animals. The results are in the Flickr gallery at this link:  27 more words


'Party For The Planet' At Como Zoo!

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Como Zoo is celebrating Earth Day this weekend with “Party for the Planet!”

It’s a day of activities focusing on fun and creative ways to save energy, money and Mother Earth. 29 more words



I have achieved a personal milestone — graduation from the first phase, the Foundation Sphere, of The Arcanum, an online photography apprenticeship, in which basic photography skills are developed and honed.   494 more words

Wildlife Photography

Polar Bear Butt: My First and Best MetroSketchers Work--#67A

Only the Polar Bear Would Pose

A few of the 70 MetroSketchers who turned up at Como Zoo in Saint Paul to sketch this warm Sunday:

Learning To Draw

Como Zoo Workers Mourn The Death Of 22-Year-Old Lioness

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


Como Zoo Brings Students On Week-Long Field Trip

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – All students love a field trip, and schools love when it doesn’t cost them a thing.

Students from 11 lucky schools get to spend a week at the Como Zoo each semester. 152 more words


It's a girl! Como Zoo's new baby gorilla is 'healthy and strong'

The Como Zoo is welcoming another baby to its troop.

First-time mother Dara gave birth to little Arlene on Feb. 22, the zoo announced Monday… 218 more words