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When you include the Minnesota Zoo in your estate plans, you help connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife. Learn more about how to make a lasting impact for people and animals.

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Your Gifts at Work

With the help of our donors, the Minnesota Zoo is making a difference for the wildlife we care for and the guests we educate.

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