Bronx Zoo

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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.


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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.


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Bronx Zoo Offers Roach Naming Promotion Ahead Of Valentine’s Day

John Calvelli, a spokesman for the zoo, says while you wouldn’t typically associate the cockroach with love and romance, maybe you should.


Baby okapi and its mother at the Bronx Zoo (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Baby Okapi Makes Public Debut At Bronx Zoo

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.


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Wild Animals Escape From Preserve In Ohio, Prompting Hunt

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.


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

Baby Giraffe Born At Bronx Zoo To Make His Public Debut

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.


Little bundles of scorpion – A tailless whip scorpion is the proud mother of several dozen babies. (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Bronx Zoo Shows Off Creepy Insects For Halloween

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.


Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher/Wildlife Conservation Society

Video: Tiger Cubs Play At The Bronx Zoo, Anticipate First Birthday

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.

CBS New York–07/13/2011

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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.