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April 18, 2018
Lake Superior Zoo welcomes new monkeys
April 18, 2018 - 8:06pm
April 8, 2018
Balloon artist Laural Schultze puts the finishing touches on a large Easter basket made out of balloons that was used at the Lake Superior Zoo as a setting for family photos. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Bright, colorful and fast: Duluth woman brings her balloon art to area attractions
April 8, 2018 - 5:00am
April 3, 2018
Lake Superior Zoo launches fundraising campaign
April 3, 2018 - 7:34pm
March 30, 2018
Two young visitors to the Great Lakes Aquarium watch as Jeff Hofslund feeds a sturgeon in one of the aquarium's fish tanks earlier this year. Steve Kuchera /
Duluth attractions to offer free events and activities
March 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
January 9, 2018
Emily Perala, lead zookeeper, reaches for a handful of alfalfa pellets to feed the goats in the Lake Superior Zoo's barnyard Tuesday afternoon. Bob King /
Lake Superior Zoo looks for better year
January 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
December 14, 2017
Grip the raven is the latest arrival at the Lake Superior Zoo. (Photo courtesy Lake Superior Zoo)
Lake Superior Zoo welcomes a rehabilitated raven
December 14, 2017 - 7:20pm
November 5, 2017
Reader's View: Use zoo to showcase Native history
November 5, 2017 - 10:24pm
October 31, 2017
Renee Van Nett and Howie Hanson
City Council candidates Hanson, Van Nett differ in views
October 31, 2017 - 6:39pm
October 23, 2017
Alice, a western lowland gorilla, holds her new baby at Como Zoo in an Oct. 2017 courtesy photo. The baby female gorilla was born behind the scenes in the early hours of Wednesday, October 18, 2017, inside the Gorilla Forest exhibit dayroom to mother Alice. Photo courtesy of Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
It's a girl! Gorilla gives birth at St. Paul zoo
October 23, 2017 - 6:35pm
Erik Simonson, assistant chief of the Duluth Fire Department and state senator, answers reporters' questions during a press conference in August 2017 at the Lake Superior Zoo, where it was announced he would become the zoo's new CEO. At right is Diana Bouschor Dodge, president of the board of directors of the Lake Superior Zoological Society. (News Tribune file photo)
Lake Superior Zoo cuts staffing by one-third; Director says layoffs necessary to balance budget
October 23, 2017 - 5:55pm
October 12, 2017
Dressed as Cinderella, Isabella Birchhill, 4, of Duluth reaches out to pet a remote controlled moose decoy during Boo at the Zoo at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth in October 2013. The moose is a decoy used by 1854 Treaty Authority conservation officers to catch poachers. (Clint Austin /
Boo at the Zoo is back this Saturday
October 12, 2017 - 9:30pm
October 9, 2017
Duluth City Council approves more funds for zoo, fire department
October 9, 2017 - 9:35pm
September 27, 2017
Contributed photo / Bert Onsgard, the founder of the Duluth Zoo, now the Lake Superior Zoo, holds Bert Jr. on the zoo’s elephant Bessie in about 1930. The last of Bert Onsgard Sr.’s children, Katherine, died this summer in Arizona. She was 84.
Share your zoo memories
September 27, 2017 - 2:52pm
September 9, 2017
Lake Superior Zoo receives four-year accreditation
September 9, 2017 - 12:48pm
July 25, 2017
A Painted Lady butterfly sits on a cone flower. (file / News Tribune)
Butterfly exhibit opens at Lake Superior Zoo
July 25, 2017 - 7:11pm