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North America's oldest snow monkey celebrates his birthday at the MN Zoo

Nikko, one of the Minnesota Zoo’s snow monkeys, celebrated his 33rd birthday Wednesday.

Nikko is the oldest snow monkey in North America, according to the zoo’s Facebook post… 141 more words


Oldest Snow Monkey In North America Celebrates Birthday At Minn. Zoo

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Happy birthday, Nikko!

On Wednesday, North America’s oldest snow monkey celebrated his 33rd birthday at the Minnesota Zoo.

“Nikko arrived at the Minnesota Zoo in 2001; since that time, he’s been a great animal to have in the troop,” Minnesota and Tropics Trail Curator, Tom Ness, said. 84 more words


Minnesota Zoo - June 2016

Took a little roadtrip to Minnesota a few weeks ago including a quick trip to the Minnesota Zoo. It was a muggy but enjoyable visit. Click any image to view larger.


Lions, tigers, and bears! Oh my!

Today Liam and I had the pleasure of joining my friend Laura and her little girl Aria at the Minnesota Zoo. We are so thankful that Laura invited us to join her since she has a membership. 175 more words


Flying Into Summer: The Aveda Butterfly Garden

As summer officially begins, there’s something special in the air at the Minnesota Zoo—the Aveda Butterfly Garden.  Just beyond of the Tropics Trail, visitors step outside and into a screen tent filled with flowers and plants…and lots of butterflies! 159 more words

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The Safety Measures At Minnesota’s Largest Zoos

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — St. Paul’s Como Zoo has eight western lowland gorillas, the same kind of endangered animal as the one killed at the Cincinnati Zoo… 251 more words