John Calvelli, a spokesman for the zoo, says while you wouldn’t typically associate the cockroach with love and romance, maybe you should.
The birth of the baby okapi is a rare event. In the past 20 years, only 12 okapis have been born at the Bronx Zoo.
New Yorkers were understandably concerned when Mia busted out of her enclosure, but took the escape in stride – even laughing along with her bogus Twitter account. In Zanesville, Ohio, however, the situation has taken a much more serious – and deadly – turn.
The baby boy, named James Marjani, was born on Sept. 14 and is the first giraffe calf to be born at the zoo since 2009.
The Bronx Zoo is getting into the Halloween spirit by showing off some of their creepy crawlies that are sure to give you the heebie-jeebies.
You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t like birthday gifts, and the six playful tiger cubs at the Bronx Zoo are no exception.
CBSNewYork shares its picks for the best gardens and zoos in the NYC area – with free admission during the week.
New York City is seeing a bit of a baby boom and not just at the Bronx Zoo.
It’s been one year since Nala, Shani, and Adamma joined the cute crew at the African Plains exhibit. Since their grand debut, the three young African lions have grown to 150 pounds each.
Zoo Director Jim Breheny said she was found Wednesday morning in the garage of a local business and safely caught.
Terri, the first zebra born at the zoo since 2003, spends most of her time running around the African Plains exhibit but never strays too far from her parents, Tara and Jimbo.
The reptile house at the Bronx Zoo is reopening for the first time since its missing Egyptian cobra was found.
After tallying 60,000 votes the public has decided that the Bronx Zoo’s world famous Egyptian cobra will be called Mia, inspired by the phrase “missing in action.”
Think you’ve got the perfect name for the Egyptian cobra? Then, the Bronx Zoo wants to hear it.
The slithering sensation that captivated the attention of New Yorkers – and the nation – this week is safely back in its terrarium. The 20-inch deadly serpent was found lurking in the shadows of the reptile house about 200 feet from its cage.