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. 

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: www.mnzoo.org

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 mnzoo.org/zoomsdesignchallenge

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.