The Minnesota Zoo has announced the birth of a Tamandua, a species similar to an anteater. Tamanduas are generally clumsy animals who live in tropical climates. The newborn was born on April 8, but does not yet have a name.
City officials eye purchase of longtime downtown Savage hotel
The highway-side hotel is on the market.
Lead driver in group of Corvettes dies in Minnesota crash
Four Corvettes were grouped together in Chisago County when the crash happened July 30.
Teen gunned down at light rail station in downtown Minneapolis
Police believe the victim and person of interest "may have known each other."
The hottest heat index in Minnesota Tuesday was 115 degrees
Hutchinson wins the title for more uncomfortable place in the state on Tuesday.
Charges: Man shot woman dead inside her Brooklyn Center home
A couple inside the home fled out window when the shots rang out.
Ellison joins nationwide effort to investigate robocalls
Imagine a world without robocalls...
Standoff involving multiple SWAT units west of Twin Cities
The standoff has been active since Monday evening.
2 airlifted, another injured in central Minnesota ATV crash
Alcohol and speed are noted as contributing factors in the crash.
Bear killed, motorcyclist injured in collision in central MN
The motorcyclist suffered significant road rash and a broken wrist.
U of M athletic buildings evacuated due to petroleum leak, gas odor
Other areas of Minneapolis were also evacuated, including some spots in northeast.
Rare Amur leopard cubs make debut at Minn. Zoo
Two rare Amur leopards are now on display at the Minnesota Zoo. The male and female cubs were born on May 29 and spent the last four months nursing. The zoo warns the newborns may be a little skittish and may not be visible right away. A video captures the cubs in their new home Wednesday morning.
Feds cite Duluth zoo after farm animals died in flooding
U.S. Department of Agriculture officials on Aug. 28 cited the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth for inadequate shelter for its farm animals, and the zoo has already taken action to satisfy the USDA’s requirements, the Duluth News Tribune reports. Six sheep and four goats died at the zoo in June flooding.
Cause of baby dolphin death at the Minnesota Zoo remains uncertain
The Star Tribune reports the zoo's pathologist wasn't able to find anything specific as to why the young Atlantic bottlenose dolphin passed away from complications of a stomach ulcer in early February. This was the third baby dolphin to die at the zoo in the past six years.
Como Zoo's seahorse exhibit features creatures known as 'super dads'
A new Father's Day-friendly exhibit at the Como Zoo in St. Paul is dedicated to nature's "super dad" -- the seahorse. Seahorses are one of the only animals on Earth whose fathers carry the unborn young until they hatch.
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