Bronx Zoo

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

An aerial view of the tiger's den at the Bronx Zoo. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Suffers Critical Injuries After Jumping Into Tiger’s Den At Bronx Zoo

The victim, identified as David Villalobos of Putnam County, suffered puncture wounds to his back and sustained a broken ankle and broken arm in the incident, police said. The NYPD originally indicated Villalobos had lost a leg.

09/21/2012

(credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)

Siberian Tiger Cubs Debut At Bronx Zoo

The Wildlife Conservation Society estimates there are fewer than 3,200 tigers remaining in the wild, with only 1,000 of those breeding females.

09/05/2012

(credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)

Bronx Zoo Reveals First-Ever Genetically Pure Bison Calf Produced By Embryo Transfer

It’s being hailed as a breakthrough that may help restore the genetically pure bison population.

08/30/2012

(credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)

Southern White Rhinos Make Debut At Bronx Zoo

The two rhinos are brothers and weigh about 4,000 pounds. They’re still growing and are expected to weigh about 7,000 pounds as adults.

08/22/2012

Caribbean Flamingo and Chick At The Bronx Zoo (credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)

WATCH: Bronx Zoo Flamingo Hatchling Takes First Steps

The video showed the chick being helped to its feet by its mother on a nest mound in the pond outside of the Wildlife Conservation Society zoo’s Aquatic Birds exhibit.

08/15/2012

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By The Numbers: Reggie Being Reggie; A Closer Look At A-Rod’s Stats

We thought that peace had returned to the Bronx. At least until Reggie Jackson spoke up a few days ago.

07/16/2012

Baby giraffe at Bronx Zoo (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

The 5 Best New York Spots to Spend A Summer Day With Your Family

With school out and longer days, it is the perfect time to take the family out to enjoy a beautiful sun-soaked day. This city boasts no shortage of fun for any family. From zoos to ballgames, it’s all-American excitement every day. Pack up the kids and head out to the best spots to spend a summer day with your family in New York.

07/13/2012

A giant LEGO tiger at the Bronx Zoo (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/The Wildlife Conservation Society)

Bronx Zoo Goes Wild With LEGOs

The new exhibit features giant LEGO sculptures of lemurs, a tiger, hornbills, rhinos, gorillas, flamingoes, a giraffe and much more sitting right next to their real-life counterparts throughout the zoo.

07/06/2012

(credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Rescued California Sea Lion Finds New Home At Bronx Zoo

The female California sea lion took the cross-country trip to her new home at the Bronx Zoo after wildlife officials determined she had become habituated to humans and could not be released back into the wild.

06/28/2012

A marmoset Callithris jacchus. (ALEXANDER TARAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Monkey Business: Bronx Zoo Marmoset Fights City Hall Cuts

Normally, the monkeys at the Bronx Zoo go about their day-to-day business in utter bliss doing whatever monkey are supposed to do. Chewy the marmoset has a bigger agenda.

06/11/2012

Maria Gonzalez (center),  Maria Nunez (top right), Jocelyn Gonzalez (top left),  Niely Rosario & Marly Rosario (bottom right), Jacob Nunez &  Ana Julia Martinez (bottom left) (credit: Personal Photos)

Crews Begin Installing New Concrete Barriers Along Bronx River Parkway After Deadly Accident

The New York State Department of Transportation is addressing safety concerns on the Bronx River Parkway three days after a horrific accident claimed the lives of seven family members, including three children.

05/02/2012

Bedbugs (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Exterminators Called Into Nassau County Social Services Building For Bedbugs

Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Union Leader Jerry Laricchiuta said that the bedbug and mice problem at the Nassau County Social Services building in Uniondale on Long Island is unacceptable.

05/02/2012

Surviving family members grieve a day after seven were killed in a deadly accident on the Bronx River Parkway. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Police Blame Speeding For Horrifying Bronx River Parkway Crash That Killed 7 Family Members

The family was just blocks away from the home where they had planned for a family get together Sunday before their lives ended in an instant.

04/30/2012

Bronx River Parkway  (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Seven Family Members Killed When SUV Flips Off Ramp Near The Bronx Zoo

Police say the SUV was headed south on the Bronx River Parkway when it bounced off the median, crossed all southbound lanes over to the guardrail and fell 50 to 60 feet below on zoo grounds.

04/29/2012

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