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Lake Superior Zoo

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Feisty, the flood-freed Duluth seal, is still chilling at Como Zoo [PHOTO]

    It was two years ago today that severe flooding in Duluth liberated a number of animals from the Lake Superior Zoo, including Feisty the seal.Though the flood produced many iconic images (view a top 10 list of them here), none surpassed a bug-eyed Feisty wiggling across Duluth's Grand Avenue while a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2012

    Best Blotter stories of 2012 [PART II]

    It's Christmas, so here's our gift to you: The second part of our top Blotter posts of 2012 list.:::: SEE ALSO :::: Best Blotter stories of 2012 [PART I]Hey, beats a lump of coal or paying $200 for a plastic bag full of Brett Favre's pubes, doesn't it?

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    University of Minnesota sued for animal testing secrecy

    Yesterday, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund and Minneapolis resident Isaac Peter filed a lawsuit against the University of Minnesota for violating the state's open meeting and open records laws.SEE ALSO: PETA: "There's just no excuse" for Lake Superior Zoo animal deaths during Duluth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Don't be fooled: Hurricane Sandy didn't set a Duluth seal look-alike free in Manhattan [PHOTOS]

    Here's the blessing of social media: When storms like Hurricane Sandy hit, folks as far away as Minnesota can get a first-hand look thanks to photos uploaded to Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and elsewhere.SEE ALSO:-- Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]-- Duluth flood: 10 more jaw-drop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    The top 10 Blotter posts of 2012 (so far...)

    July 4 has now come and gone, and you know what that means -- soon the State Fair will be here and it'll be back-to-school time for the kiddos.Ready or not, six months of 2012 are already in the bag, so we figured it's a good time to take a look back at Blotter's Greatest Hits of 2012.Regular reader ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    PETA: "There's just no excuse" for Lake Superior Zoo animal deaths during Duluth flood

    Despite taking heat from people who think they went too far in calling for criminal prosecution of the Lake Superior Zoo following the drownings of more than a dozen animals during last week's incredible flood, PETA isn't backing down.Reached for comment this morning, Kristin Simon, senior cruelty c ... More >>

  • News

    June 27, 2012

    Michael Brodkorb broadsides lawyer

    Secret meeting with senators wasn't sanctioned

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Feisty the seal and Berlin the polar bear get comfortable at Como Zoo [CUTE PHOTOS]

    It's been a busy week for Feisty, Helen, and Berlin, animals that called Lake Superior Zoo home until last week's devastating flooding.The zoo was ravaged by the flood, prompting employees from St. Paul's Como Zoo to reach out and ask if there was anything they could do to help. Superior Zoo employe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Duluth flood: PETA wants Lake Superior Zoo prosecuted for animal drownings

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals alleges that Lake Superior Zoo staff acted negligently when 13 or 14 animals died during Wednesday's flash flood.The animal rights group says the animals shouldn't have been left in a position to drown. Kristin Simon, senior cruelty caseworker for PETA, po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Duluth flood update: Images from after the rain [PHOTOS]

    Two days after a massive deluge flash-flooded the Duluth area, the scope of the damage wrought by the natural disaster is becoming clearer.Authorities preliminarily estimate that the flood caused at least $100 million in damage. In Duluth, 30 percent of the homes suffered water damage, and in the sm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Duluth flood updates: Low, Charlie Parr, & Trampled by Turtles

    Related:Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]Duluth flood update, and 10 more jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]With the stark, grotesque, and unnerving images from Duluth's massive flood comes the worry about our upper Minnesota neighbors -- some of whom are musicians. As the devastation pil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Feisty -- the wild-eyed, freedom-loving Duluth seal -- is headed to the Como Zoo

    Duluth's flash-flooding allowed Feisty the seal to have a night on the town. Now, she gets to take a road trip to St. Paul.Feisty and Berlin the polar bear are headed to the Como Zoo and will remain there until the flood-ravaged Lake Superior Zoo can repair damage caused by the Duluth Deluge.Como Zo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Duluth flooding sets zoo seal free downtown [PHOTOS]

    The Lake Superior Zoo is one of the hardest-hit victims of the torrential rainfall and subsequent flooding that has the Duluth area on lockdown today.According to the Duluth News Tribune, the zoo's Polar Shores exhibit, which housed seals and a polar bear, has been completely flooded out. The zoo's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008

    Animal bedrooms...

    This Valentine's Day, for the fifth year in a row, the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth lured couples to an "adults only" event with the promise of getting "a little dirty as we discuss intimate details of critter copulation" and "venture behind the scenes to one of our animal bedrooms." Oh, and there wa ... More >>

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