The Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley feature over 4,200 animals and 500 species from around the world.
The Minnesota Zoo offers stunning exhibits that provide uncommon experiences with animals and their habitats. You’ll discover more than 4,200 animals representing over 500 species from five continents in naturalistic settings including Amur tigers, Chinese takins, South African penguins, wolverines and many other rare and endangered species. Popular exhibits include Discovery Bay, Russia’s Grizzly Coast, Tropics Trail, Wells Fargo Family Farm, 3M Penguins of the African Coast and the Medtronic Minnesota Trail.
This summer, the Minnesota Zoo brings the land down under up north with a special Australian animal exhibit. Kangaroo Crossing will offer an up-close look at the outback, featuring red kangaroos, wallabies, and emus. This seasonal experience along the outdoor Northern Trail will open to the general public on May 6 for weekend sneak peeks. The special seasonal exhibit will be open daily from May 27 through Labor Day, with bonus weekend opportunities through October 15.