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Participants run through Bronx Zoo during a past Run for the Wild. (credit: CBS 2)

Run For The Wild In Bronx Zoo Aims To Save Elephants From Poaching

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Run for the Wild gives people an opportunity to stay fit while helping endangered animals. The sixth-annual run will be held April 26 at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, executive vice […]

04/13/2014

Grizzly and Brown Bear play in snow at Bronx Zoo (Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © Wildlife Conservation Society)

PHOTO: Brown Bears Frolic In Fresh Snow At Bronx Zoo

A Grizzly and Brown bear playing in the snow at the Bronx Zoo “bearly” noticing the 8-degree temperatures.

01/22/2014

David Villalobos on Jan. 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Jumped Into Bronx Zoo’s Tiger Den Pleads Guilty To Trespassing

David Villalobos was sentenced to a conditional discharge and is required to complete a year of mental health treatment.

10/15/2013

Snow Leopard cub at Bronx Zoo (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Snow Leopard Cub On View At Bronx Zoo

The 17-pound cub is the first son of Leo, an orphaned snow leopard that was brought to the zoo after his mother and siblings were killed in Pakistan in 2005.

08/27/2013

Silver Lear Langur and baby  (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society)

Bronx Zoo Debuts Three Primate Babies

The zoo is now home to brown collared lemur, silver leaf langur and mandrill babies.

06/26/2013

(credit: Stargazing on the High Line)

5 Great Stargazing Experiences In NYC

Hard as it might be to believe, you can see plenty of stars in New York City that aren’t on Broadway or in the movies. Plus, you don’t even need to bring your own telescope (or autograph book). Read on for our five favorite stargazing experiences.

05/13/2013

A photo of Pattycake from 2010.
(Photo: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society)

Pattycake, First Gorilla Born In NYC, Dies At 40

Pattycake was born on Sept. 3, 1972 at the Central Park Zoo and lived there with her parents Kongo and Lulu. In 1983, she went to live at the Bronx Zoo. Two books were written about her.

04/01/2013

Maleo (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Bronx Zoo Hatches Three Rare Maleo Chicks

Each of the chicks at the zoo hatched after about 70 days of incubation.

03/19/2013

(credit: WCS)

Bronx Zoo Wants You To Name A Cockroach For Valentine’s Day

“Roses are red, violets are blue. Name a roach for your Valentine, courtesy of the Bronx Zoo.” That’s their message today.

02/14/2013

Madagascar Hissing Cockroach (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Say ‘I Love You’ By Naming A Cockroach For Your Valentine

For $10, you can name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after the one you love.

02/04/2013

Baby Gibbon at the Bronx Zoo (credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)

Cute Alert! Bronx Zoo Shows Off First Baby Gibbon Born There In 12 Years

New York City’s Bronx zoo has a new resident that’s native to parts of Asia: a white-cheeked baby gibbon.

01/17/2013

David Villalobos on Jan. 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Jumped Into Tiger Den At Bronx Zoo Pleads Not Guilty

The Bronx district attorney’s office says David Villalobos was arraigned Friday and released until another court appearance March 12.

01/11/2013

A Chinese Yellow-headed box turtle. (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Rare Turtles Hatched At Bronx Zoo

Five Chinese yellow-headed box turtles — considered to be one of the 25 most endangered turtles in the world — were hatched at the in the zoo’s Reptile House.

12/17/2012

Police Impersonator

Search On For Police Impersonator Who Robbed, Shot Man In The Bronx

The search continued Sunday for a police impersonator, who flashed a badge and gun and robbed a man in the Bronx back in October.

12/02/2012

David Villalobos (credit: Facebook)

Man Mauled At Bronx Zoo Wanted To ‘Be One With The Tiger’; Charged With Trespassing

David Villalobos was issued a desk appearance ticket, requiring his presence in court at a later date and charging him with criminal trespass and trespass, the NYPD said Saturday night.

09/22/2012

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