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Snakes, whales and students?

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

SLAYTON — Fifth- and sixth-grade students from across the region gathered in Slayton Wednesday and Thursday for the 23rd annual Southwest Minnesota Association of Conservation Districts Environmental Fair.

The two-day event offered hands-on acti…continue reading on dglobe.com

Two tigers headed to Watertown zoo

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Officials at the Lansing zoo say two Amur tigers born there three years ago are heading for a new home in South Dakota.

The Lansing State Journal says the Potter Park Zoo tigers known as Kira and Savelii have a new home a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cold hard on critters, but wolves seem immune

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Call them the Ice Pack.

Even though the temperature was 16 degrees below zero and the wind chill factor was minus 41, the wolves at the Red River Zoo romped in the snow Monday like a bunch of spring chickens.

“They’re playing and …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Cold hard on critters, but wolves seem immune

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Call them the Ice Pack.

Even though the temperature was 16 degrees below zero and the wind chill factor was minus 41, the wolves at the Red River Zoo romped in the snow Monday like a bunch of spring chickens.

“They’re playing and …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Cold hard on critters, but wolves seem immune

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Call them the Ice Pack.

Even though the temperature was 16 degrees below zero and the wind chill factor was minus 41, the wolves at the Red River Zoo romped in the snow Monday like a bunch of spring chickens.

“They’re playing and …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dakota Zoo welcomes newborn camel to family

May 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Bismarck’s Dakota Zoo is welcoming a newborn camel to its brood.
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Flood-damaged Roosevelt Park Zoo fully reopens

May 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT Minot’s zoo fully reopened over the weekend, nearly two years after historic Souris River flooding shut it down and forced the evacuation of animals. Continue Reading

Minot zoo gets gray wolves from SD’s Black Hills

February 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT Minot’s Roosevelt Park Zoo has introduced its new wolves a pair of year-old female grays that came from a tourist attraction in South Dakota’s Black Hills. Continue Reading

Berlin gets green light for Kansas City

December 13, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

It’s official: Berlin the polar bear has been given the all-clear for her journey to Kansas City, Mo.
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Vet gives OK, so Duluth zoo polar bear Berlin is headed to Kansas City

December 13, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The transfer became official after zoo veterinarian Kirk Suedmeyer visited the St. Paul zoo be sure Berlin was up to the trip after a recent surgery. Continue Reading