at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth, MN!

Explore more than ever at the Zoo!

See and learn about over 300 animals in indoor & outdoor habitats.

Meet two rescued brown bears, talk with a parrot, and even hang with a two-toed sloth! At the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth, Minnesota, there’s something for everyone. We believe the Zoo is a place for all people to have close-up experiences with animals that create connections with wildlife and action toward conservation in our region and around the world!

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Wild at Heart? Support the Zoo!

The Lake Superior Zoo exists as a regional center of protection, conservation, education, and fun experiences to bring awareness to environmental issues and species decline both here in Duluth and around the world. But we can’t do it without the help of our generous supporters who help make an impact each and every day by donating, becoming members of the LSZ, or volunteering their time!

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Attracted to Duluth

Check out our podcast, a collaboration from two of Duluth’s oldest attractions, the Lake Superior Zoo and the St. Louis County Depot. Our first episode was about a very special animal who once resided at the Zoo in Duluth, Mr. Magoo, the mongoose.

Which famous Duluthian received a federal pardon from execution and whose survival would be described by President John F. Kennedy as “a classic example of government by the people”? Join us as we learn more about this fascinating and really cute story that is authentically Duluth.