Bronx Zoo

Madagascar hissing cockroaches (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society)

Bronx Zoo Calling On ‘Hopeless Romantics’ To Name A Roach For Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, you can name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after your ex, mother-in-law or a loved one who’s an incredibly good sport.

02/09/2015

Rep. Carolyn Maloney is working to bring a black and white panda to New York City (Credit: CBS2)

Rep. Maloney Working To Bring Black And White Pandas To New York

In the animal world black and white pandas could be considered tops, at least price-wise. The Guinness Book of World Records lists them as the most expensive animal to keep in captivity.

01/05/2015

A suspect police said was wanted in connection with a rape in the Bronx on Dec. 25, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Charged In Rape Near Bronx Zoo

Police said Jose Roys initiated conversation with the 51-year-old woman before he punched her in the face and dragged her to a secluded area.

12/26/2014

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Christmas Comes Early For Military Families At Bronx Zoo

Christmas came early for military families in the Bronx Friday.

12/19/2014

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Bronx Zoo Kicks Off Annual Toy Drive For Military Families

Everyone is getting into the holiday spirit– even the animals at the zoo. Well, sort of.

11/21/2014

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5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This Weekend

Among your options for fun this weekend are a movie festival, an improvised theater festival, and a craft beer festival. Watch, listen, drink, and be merry.

10/04/2014

Carnegie Hall (Credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

NYC Municipal ID Cards To Offer Free Incentives

To prevent the card from being viewed as something only used by immigrants, the city is adding incentives so all New Yorkers will want one — including free membership at 33 of the city’s signature cultural institutions.

09/18/2014

Couple gets married (file/credit: clipart.com)

Venues For A Fall Wedding In New York

Looking for the perfect fall wedding venue in NYC? The great thing about The Big Apple is that it’s composed of five boroughs, providing venue-seekers with a number of unique options.

09/02/2014

Yankee Stadium (Photo: C. Conte / CBS Local)

One Tank Trip: The Bronx

History, art, nature and one of the best zoos on the planet are just a one-tank trip away.

08/30/2014

Two rare snow leopard cubs (Panthera uncia) make their public debut at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society)

Cute Alert! Snow Leopard Cubs Make Public Debut At Bronx Zoo

The male cubs were born on May 6 and are now on exhibit with their mother in the Himalayan Highlands, the Wildlife Conservation Society said.

08/19/2014

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Giant Tortoises Debut At Bronx Zoo

The two males weigh in at 400 and 600 pounds.

08/14/2014

(credit: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society)

Three Lemur Babies Debut At Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo

Three brown collared lemur babies are making their debut in the Madagascar! exhibit at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo.

05/28/2014

A Canvasback duck December 21, 2011 at the Bronx Zoo in New York. (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Bronx Zoo Set To Host Special Birdwatching Event

he Bronx Zoo this weekend is showing off its birds – not just the ones the zoo keeps, but the ones who are merely passing through too.

05/16/2014

Bronx Zoo Lion Cubs

African Lion Cubs Come Out To Enjoy Sun At Bronx Zoo

As the weather grew summerlike, four African lion cubs had their day out in the sun at the Bronx Zoo Thursday.

05/01/2014

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

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