Minnesota Attractions

Minnesota Zoos

Visit Minnesota zoos and see exotic birds and Animals.

Minnesota zoos Minnesota has several zoos that have a wide variety of exotic and native species of birds and game animals. The zoos are a great destination for the entire family, as both kids and adults will be sure to have an exciting wild experience.

Zoos in this area have diverse landscape comprising of forests, meadows and water bodies that provide a home to different animal species. The Minnesota zoo in Apple Valley is the biggest, with more than 2,000 animals.

The zoo is made of a tropical forest, boreal forest, a marine center and a coast. The zoo has six trails that are home to over 500 species of animals found here, while it also has a bird show and a traveling zoo mobile. Mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles as well as fish make up the different animal categories found in this zoo. The zoo’s Discovery Bay Marine Center has several aquariums for sharks, whales, dolphins as well as a touch pool where children can touch small sharks and other sea creatures. You will also get a chance to watch as zoo staff dives in with the sharks during feeding, which is an awesome experience.

There are facilities within the Minnesota zoo that include a zoo café, wild food court and a gift from where you can buy souvenirs to take home.

The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory in Saint Paul is one of the other popular zoos in this state. This zoo is home to a wide variety of animal species that include polar bears, zebras, giraffes, lions, tigers and leopards in addition to gorillas, timber wolves and various bird species. The zoo has a plant conservatory that contains numerous exotic plants that visitors can see all year round. They have also ensured that kids will have fun by providing amusement rides.

Other popular Minnesota zoos include the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth and the Pine Grove Park and Zoo in Little Falls. All zoos around the state have numerous bird and animal species that thrive in their ideal natural habitat. These include bears, monkeys, lions, tigers, leopards, bats and wolves in addition to numerous exotic bird species.

The Lake Superior Zoo in particular has a children’s zoo intended to give the kids a wonderful experience of the wild. Conservation plays a huge role in ensuring that zoos maintain animal and bird species in their most natural environment. This ensures that all the animal species native to Minnesota as well as exotic species are preserved as they are a major attraction that makes part of the natural beauty of this state besides being a big part of the state’s ecosystem.

Zoos around Minnesota make the perfect destinations for a family day out. If you are a regular visitor to Minnesota zoos, you may opt to join the membership of your favorite zoo, which will allow you to enjoy a host of benefits with every visit. Such benefits may include discounts and invitations to special events for members only. In the zoos around the state, you will be treated to an unforgettable experience in the wild unique to Minnesota.



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