Minnesota Governor Tim Walz's administration is giving a $6 million bailout to the Minnesota Zoo after lawmakers failed to act in last month's special session.
As lawmakers seem split on a bailout, the Minnesota Zoo is launching a fundraiser of its own to raise money.
Still closed under restrictions put in place due to COVID-19, the Minnesota Zoo is offering a new drive-thru experience to raise money as the center faces closure.
The Minnesota Zoo is asking the state Legislature for $6 million to cover attendance losses from the COVID-19-related shutdown and reopen to the public.
The Minnesota Zoo says staff reductions have become necessary due to the current situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced the zoo to close and cancel or postpone many of its programs and events.
There are just some things you can't stop, even in the middle of a pandemic. The Minnesota Zoo's farm babies were already well on their way before the zoo needed to close their doors to the public, so they're featuring the bundles of joy online! Farm curator Dean Treangen, aka Farmer Dean, joined the FOX 9 Morning News with a look behind the scenes.
With nearly every zoo in the country closed due to COVID-19, animal fans are turning to online offerings to get their wildlife fix. The Minnesota Zoo is boosting their learning opportunities online for families and teachers. Education director Liz Gilles joined the Morning Buzz to discuss their online learning corner.
With the Minnesota Zoo temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular springtime event, Farm Babies, is going virtual.
During the temporary closure of the Minnesota Zoo, some unlikely friendships are forming among the animals.
A sea otter at the Minnesota Zoo is back on exhibit after recovering from what is believed to be the first flipper amputation ever performed on that species.
It's a story of revival happening at the Minnesota Zoo. A breed of horses once extinct in the wild are making a comeback. Kendall goes behind the scenes to meet the Asian Wild horses getting ready for their journey to Russia, where they will be released into the wild.
The Minnesota Zoo is partnering with a zoo in Australia to help the wildlife affected by the wildfires burning there.
The Llama track opens Saturday May 25th at the Minnesota Zoo
Old Christmas trees serve a special purpose at the Minnesota Zoo as spring arrives.
Todd Walker checks out the Tropical Beach Party at the Minnesota Zoo.
It’s so cold at the Minnesota Zoo, the zoo closed all its outdoor trails. But some animals are still braving the elements and are quite at home in the cold.
One of the two most recognizable horses at the Minnesota Zoo, Prince, was put down Monday after he slipped on ice in his pasture and fractured his leg.
The Minnesota Zoo needs help naming a reindeer friend!
Public school kids across the state are out of school for MEA Break, meaning MSP International Airport is a zoo, literally.
Todd Walker checks out ways to have fun with the family at Como Zoo in St. Paul, Minn.