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Competitive cuteness: Twin Cities zoos try to outdo each other with cute photos

It was a simple premise for the friendliest of competitions between zoos: let’s post photos of our animals to social media and see whose are cuter. 219 more words


Bison Herd Now Roaming Minneopa State Park Near Mankato

MANKATO, Minn. (WCCO) – In the vast open prairie of Minneopa State Park, a once plentiful animal will soon graze the lush grasses again.

“The bison were driven from around 20 million to fewer than 1,000 animals 1900s,” said Tony Fisher, the Minnesota Zoo’s animal collection manager. 311 more words


11 'rare' bison released into state park in effort to build up the animal's numbers

A wild bison hasn’t been observed in Minnesota since 1880, when one was spotted in Norman County.

But in recent decades, local wildlife groups have worked to increase the animal’s presence in the state once again. 536 more words


It's All Happening at the Zoo

As we walked in today, flashbacks from elementary field trips, birthday parties, and other sporadic zoo outings danced in my memory. The only other time Cory and I had been to the zoo together was for a Ziggy Marley concert before we were married. 147 more words


I was thinking what to paint today! This summer we visited Minnesota Zoo, it’s amazing! Speciality the tropics trail.  There we found various species  and  their beauty attract you. 63 more words

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Cute animal alert: New baby tapir goes on display at Minnesota Zoo

A baby tapir made its debut at the Minnesota Zoo Wednesday.

The male calf, who was born last month, was on display to the public for the first time for about an hour Wednesday morning, romping around with his mother, Bertie, in their enclosure. 283 more words


Malayan Tapir Calf Makes First Public Appearance At Minnesota Zoo

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A baby animal is scheduled to make his public debut at the Minnesota Zoo Wednesday.

The endangered Malayan tapir calf was born at the end of July. 88 more words