Bears Are the Big News in Minnesota Today!

Looks like the big news today is BEARS in Minnesota!  A mom and four cubs went viral on Wednesday after they were caught on video in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.  Now, a popular zoo has announced that they are new the home for a black bear.

READ MORE: Viral Video of Mom and Four Bear Cubs Captures Minnesota Hearts

Photo by Michael Anfang on Unsplash /Canva
Photo by Michael Anfang on Unsplash

Popular Zoo in Minnesota Announces a New Resident: Black Bear!

A zoo in Southeast Minnesota that many families and residents love to explore is located just outside of Byron, Minnesota and is minutes away from Rochester.  Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo is located at 5731 County Rd 105 NW (Get Directions), just announced that they have a new addition!  A two-year-old black bear has joined their family.

We can BEAR-ly contain our excitement! The Zollman Zoo has a new resident black bear! She is two years old and came from Bear Country USA in South Dakota. The zoo is open daily 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – come visit her! We can’t wait for you to meet her and watch her grow in the coming years. - Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo Facebook Page

Learn more about Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo.


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Congrats on the new addition, Zollman Zoo!  So adorable and I know many families are going to love watching this "little" one grow.


144,000 Bugs Being Released at the Mall of America

You may be scratching your head and wondering why the MOA is letting bugs go inside their giant mall.  If so, it is for a really good reason.  In fact, when you were at the Mall of America last, you were probably sitting near a few bugs because this is something they do every single year around April.  This year, for the first time ever, the Mall of America is inviting the public to help as 144,000 ladybugs are released inside.  Learn more about this fun (and helpful) event and why ladybugs are released.

READ MORE: 144,000 Ladybugs Being Released at Popular Minnesota Mall


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Places in Minnesota with Free Stuff for you on your Birthday

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