Brookfield Zoo

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Last of the Minnesota Zoo dolphins moved to new homes

    The Minnesota Zoo's two bottlenose dolphins, Semo and Allie, have been moved to new homes to allow for major repairs to the zoo's saltwater-damaged Discovery Bay building. Semo, who at 48 is the oldest male bottlenose dolphin in human care, now resides at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in California. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    April the Minnesota Zoo dolphin is dead

    Minnesota ZooApril was the zoo's grandma dolphin.​We're so use to seeing good news out of the Minnesota Zoo's dolphin program that the latest headline made us do a double-take: April, the 44-year-old granny of the aquarium, has died. Her passing wasn't a complete surprise, zoo officials said. She ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Spree the socially awkward dolphin ships out

    Photo courtesy of the Minnesota ZooSpree's off to Chicago​No mom around for guidance. Tough guys leading her astray. Not playing nice with the other girls. Yes, it was time for Spree, the Minnesota Zoo's socially awkward bottlenose dolphin, to get a change of scene. She's off to the Brookfie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Minn. Zoo dolphin clued in on social skills

    Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Zoo​Poor Spree the dolphin. Born at the Minnesota Zoo in Aug. 2002, she lost her mother in 2006. Without a mom to teach her how to interact with other dolphins, she became the zoo outcast, lonely and clueless. Her only role models were two male dolphins. They faile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Chicago dolphins crash at Minn. Zoo during aquarium renovation

    The Minnesota Zoo's dolphin exhibit just got a little more snug now that they have three of Chicago's bottlenose dolphins crashing there until their new aquarium is completed.

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    May 27, 1998

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    August 28, 1996