Minnesota Zoo brings the cuteness with Farm Babies

The Minnesota Zoo is celebrating several new arrivals with the return of Farm Babies. So far, there are seven goat kids, one cria, one calf, a flock of chicks and many more on the way including lambs and kunekune piglets. Farm Babies runs through May 19. The zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and tickets must be purchased online in advance.

MN Zoo hosting conservation benefit

In an effort to raise awareness of animal trafficking, the Minnesota Zoo is hosting a special conservation fundraiser. Through interactive showcases and a panel discussion, Minnesota Zoo’s team and other leading experts will share how we're deploying revolutionary efforts to save threatened species in Minnesota and around the world. The event is taking place at the Machine Shop on April 11th.

Farm babies at Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo's Farm Babies opens to the public on Saturday, April 29, and runs through June 4. There are — or will be — baby goats, lambs, llama, cows, chickens and pigs. Farm Babies is included with zoo admission.

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.