• Take our Plant4Pollinators Challenge

    2 years ago - By Minnesota Zoo

    Springtime is the perfect time for a fun family activity that helps wildlife – planting a pollinator garden! It’s a great way to learn about the bees, butterflies, and other pollinators that we depend upon. And you can feel good about providing habitat for species that need our help, like monarch butterflies. We invite you to take the Minnesota Zoo’s Pollinator Challenge! Plant a pollinator garden, take photos all season long of the insects that come for a visit, and post them on social media using the hashtag Plant4Pollinators. We’ll collect the photos on our Pollinator Challenge webpage...
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  • Animal Spotlight: The Bali Mynah

    2 years ago - By Minnesota Zoo

    Did you know that Bali mynahs, on exhibit on the Minnesota Zoo’s Tropics Trail, are one of the most critically endangered species of birds in the world' Bali mynahs, striking members of the starling family, are pure white except for the black tips on their wings and tails and featherless, sky blue eye patches. Males and females look alike, each with an elegant feather crest on their head. Bali mynahs eat fruit, berries, and seeds. They also eat a variety of insects, especially during the plentiful rainy season. At the Minnesota Zoo, they eat fresh fruit, crickets, and mealworms. Easily...
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  • It’s time to land your dream job! Apply to be Animal Place’s

    It’s time to land your dream job! Apply to be Animal Place’s

    2 years ago - By Animal Place

    It’s time to land your dream job! Apply to be Animal Place’s newest full-time animal caregiver at our Grass Valley sanctuary! Visit t he posting for more details and how to apply.
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