Minnesota Zoo welcomes back dolphins at Discovery Bay

The Minnesota Zoo welcomed seven bottlenose dolphins from the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois. The dolphins will stay in Discovery Bay until their habitat back home is finished with renovations. (Video courtesy of Lynette Kleisner/CZS-Brookfield Zoo)

Minnesota Zoo Treetop Trail: First segment installed

The Minnesota Zoo on Thursday took another step in the construction of a Treetop Trail on the former monorail. The first segment of the trail was raised onto the track on Thursday. When construction is complete, the 1.25-mile trail will be the longest elevated pedestrian loop. It will allow zoogoers to walk through the zoo from 32 feet above the ground. Video courtesy of the Minnesota Zoo.

Minnesota Zoo welcomes new Amur tiger after death of another tiger

Three weeks after the Minnesota Zoo said goodbye to a beloved Amur tiger, the zoo has a new “paw-some” family member. Luka is a 16-month-old Amur tiger. These tigers are some of the largest cats in the world, and it's believed that there are fewer than 500 left in the wild.

Minnesota Zoo welcomes baby camel

The man who famously coined the phrase “A Camel is a horse designed by a committee” clearly did not appreciate how endearing the sight of a baby camel standing next to its mother can be.