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NYC Gardens And Zoos Guide

CBSNewYork shares its picks for the best gardens and zoos in the NYC area – with free admission during the week.

CBS New York–06/03/2011

The Throgs Neck Bridge's newest feathered inhabitants: Locust (with open beak), Edgewater and Bayside, named for communities near the bridge (credit: MTA)

Whoa Baby! Nine Peregrine Falcons Hatch Atop MTA Bridges

New York City is seeing a bit of a baby boom and not just at the Bronx Zoo.

06/01/2011

Nala, Shani, and Adamma stand with their father, M’wasi at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Lion Cubs Celebrate One Year At 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.

05/24/2011

FILE image - Peahen In Traffic (credit: ALDAG/AFP/Getty Images)

Female Peacock, Or Peahen, Back At Bronx Zoo After Escape

Zoo Director Jim Breheny said she was found Wednesday morning in the garage of a local business and safely caught.

05/11/2011

Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS

Baby Zebra Makes Debut At Bronx Zoo

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.

05/03/2011

Bronx Zoo Egyptian Cobra Mia

Elusive Cobra Goes Back On Display At Bronx Zoo

The reptile house at the Bronx Zoo is reopening for the first time since its missing Egyptian cobra was found.

04/09/2011

Photo Of Egyptian Cobra (Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo)

Bronx Zoo’s Egyptian Cobra Gets A Name: Mia

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.”

04/07/2011

Photo Of Egyptian Cobra (Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo)

Bronx Zoo Wants You To Name The Egyptian Cobra

Think you’ve got the perfect name for the Egyptian cobra? Then, the Bronx Zoo wants to hear it.

04/02/2011

Photo Of Egyptian Cobra (Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo)

Bronx Zoo Cobra May Be Caught, But Merchandising Continues

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.

04/01/2011

Egyptian Cobra (Photo by Salah Malkawi/Getty Images)

Missing Bronx Zoo Cobra Detailing Exploits On Twitter

The Egyptian cobra who disappeared from its enclosure at the Bronx Zoo has found a new place to hide out: cyberspace.

03/29/2011

Egyptian Cobra (Photo by Salah Malkawi/Getty Images)

Missing Egyptian Cobra The Talk Of The Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Zoo shut down its reptile house which houses turtles, lizards and snakes because an adolescent Egyptian cobra had slithered out of it’s enclosure.

03/28/2011

Egyptian Cobra (Photo by Salah Malkawi/Getty Images)

Missing Cobra Shutters Reptile House At Bronx Zoo

The Reptile House at the Bronx Zoo was closed Saturday after an adolescent Egyptian cobra went missing from an off-exhibit enclosure.

03/26/2011

Salamander (credit: AP)

Bronx Zoo Saving Rare Salamander Species

The zoo said the 41 juvenile eastern hellbenders were hatched at the Buffalo Zoo in 2009 from eggs collected in western New York. They will be released into the wild once they are mature enough, in about 2 1/2 years.

03/11/2011

Out of Valentine's Day gift ideas? Consider naming a cockroach after your loved one. (Photo: The Wildlife Conservation Society)

Bronx Zoo Promotes Creepy Crawly Cockroach Gift

An exhibit at the Bronx Zoo is filled with thousands of nameless cockroaches, and for a small price, you can have one named after a loved one.

02/09/2011

(Courtesy: Bronx Zoo)

Video: Bronx Zoo Tiger Cubs Play In Their First Snowfall

While Monday’s blizzard and its aftermath have caused massive headaches for New Yorkers and travelers in the city this week, some Big Apple residents are having nothing but fun playing in the snow.

12/29/2010

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