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 >>
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 >>
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota ZooSpree's off to ChicagoNo 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 >>
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota ZooPoor 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 >>