Bear Country Exhibit

Lake Superior Zoo After the 2012 Flood

After major damage and missing and dead animals, Zoo says they're back and better than ever.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Lake Superior Zoo was one of many areas ripped apart by the 2012 Northland Flash Floods. Now, seven years later, they’re on the right track, according to Zoo officials. The 2012 flood damaged the Barnyard, destroyed the Polar Shores exhibit, and claimed the lives of fourteen animals, even leaving a seal stranded on a nearby street. Now…

Lake Superior Zoo Spends Day Appreciating Members

Zoo holds Members Appreciation Day.

DULUTH, Minn.-¬†Imagine having a zoo all to yourself for the day. Lake Superior Zoo members had that chance today for the zoo’s member appreciation day. After a pretty long and rough winter the zoo was full of sunshine and families as the zoo thanked their members for their continued support. The zoo was more alive than usual as members could…

Lake Superior Zoo Receives Large Donation for Bear Country Exhibit

The construction phase for Bear Country will take about six to eight months.

DULUTH, Minn. – Next year Lake Superior Zoo hopes to open a new Bear Country Exhibit,¬†and after a large donation from Irving Community Club, it’s now one step closer to that goal. Lions, tigers and soon to be bears oh my! Lake Superior Zoo employees tell me they want to make Bear Country a signature exhibit. “This is about trying…