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Music in the Zoo lineup: Blondie, Jayhawks, Ziggy Marley, Grace Potter and more

The lineup for this year’s Music in the Zoo has been announced.

U.S. Bank FlexPerks Rewards Music in the Zoo released the lineup for its 24th concert season at the Minnesota Zoo on Monday, and it features a variety of 27 artists who will play at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley this summer. 302 more words


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The grandkids always love a trip to the Minnesota Zoo, with its warm and humid tropics trail a key attraction on a cold winter or spring day.   400 more words


Minnesota Zoo Grizzly Bears Turn 10

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Zoo is celebrating a big birthday! The zoo’s three Grizzly bears, Haines, Kenai and Sadie, are turning 10.

On the momentous occasion, the bears will also be going back on display. 73 more words


Minnesota Zoo Announces First Binturong Cub Born In 35 Years

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (WCCO) – The Minnesota Zoo announced its first binturong cub born in 35 years on Monday.

The cub was born Feb. 12. The gender is not yet known, and the cub is not yet visible to the public. 60 more words


Minnesota Zoo: Name A Hissing Cockroach After Someone You Love!

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — If you’re looking for an unusual gift this Valentine’s Day, the Minnesota Zoo has a suggestion – a very unusual suggestion.

Here’s their pitch: “Roaches are red, violets are blue, I named a hissing cockroach after you at the zoo!” 50 more words


A former Minnesota Zoo zookeeper is now its director

More than a quarter century ago, John Frawley took a job as a zookeeper at the Minnesota Zoo.

Now, he’s leading the whole thing.

The Minnesota native has been officially named the new director and president of the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley, … 328 more words


Couple Ties The Knot At 'Star Wars' Premiere In Apple Valley

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Force is strong tonight at movie theaters around the world, as the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens opened to blockbuster crowds. 277 more words