Rep.Dan Schoen, D-St. Paul Park, fed an apple chunk to a Slow Loris from Southeast Asia during Zoo Day. On right is Kevin Weir, zoomobile supervisor. The Minnesota Zoo visits the State Capitol each year to connect legislators and their staffs to some of the animals and to educate folks to the mission of the zoo.
A zoo volunteer showed off a Solomon Island Skink in the Capitol Rotunda. He came with his own skink stick.
A Slow Loris from Southeast Asia crawled slowly around its perch during Zoo Day as legislators and visotors fed her apple chunks.
Alex Kopel and Hanna Terwilliger, interns in the Governor's office, watched as a Slow Loris from Southeast Asia crawled slowly around its perch during Zoo Day.
Visitors got to see a three-banded armadillo from Brazil during zoo day.
A Duluth native who just barely lost Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary said that politicians have not gone far enough in condemning the left for violence during a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville. "I think that the left is going to try to use this as an excuse to crack down on conservative free speech," said Corey Stewart. "I think they're going to try to use this as an excuse to remove more historical monuments."