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Como Zoo was the first zoo established in Minnesota. Founded in 1897, it is located within Como Park in Saint Paul. The 17-acre zoo has about 1700 animals representing 66 species. Also in the park is the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, which first opened to the public in November 1915. The park, zoo and conservatory are owned by the City of Saint Paul and are a division of Saint Paul Parks and Recreation. The park receives more than 1.9 million visitors annually. While no admission fee is charged for the zoo or conservatory, voluntary donations of $3 per adult and $2 child are suggested.
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