It’s farm babies time at the Minnesota Zoo

The Farm Babies are back at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley. Unlike last year, you can visit the animals in-person this time around, though they’re still offering virtual content as well. Farm Babies runs through May 16th. This year they’ll have lambs, piglets, calves, llamas, chicks, and more. To reserve your day and time visit:

How Minnesota students are working to spoil "Min" the red panda

The Minnesota Zoo is working with area schools to spoil a favorite furry resident, "Min" the red panda. For months students have been designing special enrichment items for "Min". The Minnesota Zoo's Zach Nugent joined the Buzz to chat about their designs. You can check them out on

Minnesota Orchestra partners with the Minnesota Zoo for a wild concert

The Minnesota Orchestra is going out on a limb for their next virtual presentation.. a limb with monkeys, tigers, and violins! The orchestra is partnering with the Minnesota Zoo for "Musical Menagerie", a family concert that connects music and animals. Conductor Sarah Hicks joined the Buzz to chat about the wild offering.

Minnesota Zoo opens unique light show

Drive-thru light shows have popped up all over the metro, but only one showcases the world’s most endearing and endangered animals. ‘Nature Illuminated’ is a new event at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley. It features dazzling lights and larger-than-life animals custom-made by Landmark Creations in Burnsville. There are nearly 30 inflatable art pieces including a 30-foot red panda and a moose that towers over your car. ‘Nature Illuminated’ is open now and will run through January 17th. Tickets must be reserved ahead of time online

Minnesota Zoo encouraging in-person visits with "Do the Zoo, Not Zoom Day"

The Minnesota Zoo is embracing our wild fall weather, with plenty of activities perfect for any season. This Thursday, they're encouraging people to join them at the Zoo... and not over Zoom. The Zoo's Zach Nugent joined the Buzz to explain how they're helping people breakaway from their desk on "Do the Zoo, Not Zoom Day."