Bronx Zoo

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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From Borough To Borough, New Yorkers Get Into The Act Of Earth Day

It’s Earth Day, and New Yorkers are getting into the act. Magnolia Bakery on Bleecker Street got into the spirit of the day, celebrating with special cupcakes. For each cupcake sold, a dollar is donated to city parks.

04/22/2012

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Female Baringo Giraffe Makes First Public Debut At Bronx Zoo

She was 6 feet tall at birth and has a lot more growing left to do. She’ll eventually be about 16-feet tall and weigh around 2,600 pounds.

04/17/2012

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Female Baringo Giraffe Born At Bronx Zoo

The giraffe was already 6-feet-tall and weighed in at more than 100 pounds when she was born earlier this month.

03/23/2012

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The 5 Best NYC Spring Date Ideas

There are so many ways take advantage of your Big Apple surroundings now that warm weather is upon us. Impress your significant other with one of these five fun NYC date ideas.

CBS New York–03/22/2012

FILE - Visitors observe Wolf's monkeys at the Congo Gorilla Forest at the Bronx Zoo (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Bronx Zoo’s Monkey House Closed Indefinitely

A sign on the doors of the historic building says monkeys can be seen at its World of Birds, Congo Gorilla Forest and Jungle World.

03/01/2012

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