• 40 Years of Saving Wildlife

    5 monthes ago - By Minnesota Zoo

    Conservation is an integral part of the Minnesota Zoo, and has been from the start. This year, the Zoo is excited to celebrate 40 years of saving wildlife!
    When the Minnesota Zoo opened its doors on May 22, 1978, it did so with the vision of being a more naturalistic, scientific, and conservation-based zoo. There may not have been a Conservation Department until over ten years later, but early efforts to save wildlife set the foundation for the kind of work the Zoo would be dedicated to - conserving animals using sound science, zoo-specific expertise, and collaborations with other...
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