Minnesota Zoo opens to the public Friday

The Minnesota Zoo reopened to members Sunday. The public can once again wander the trails starting Friday, July 24th. The experience has changed as the zoo works to keep their staff, guests and the animals healthy. Everyone has to purchase a ticket online in advance for a specific date and entry time. Once inside, there is a one-way flow of traffic. The splash pad and play areas will remain closed at this time, and masks are required of guests ages three and up. The zoo is hours are now 10am to 4pm.

You can't stop the farm babies: MN Zoo takes springtime tradition online

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.