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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.


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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


Baby aardvark "Hoover" is seen here with his mother, "Dora," at the Bronx Zoo. (Photo by Julie Larsen Maher)

Aadorable! Baby Aardvark Debuts At Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Zoo’s newest star, a baby aardvark, made his grand debut for zoo-goers Friday.

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(Wildlife Conservation Society)

‘Justin Beaver’ Wins For Name Of New Bronx River Beaver

There’s going to be one less nameless beaver in the Bronx.


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Going Green: Riverside Park Eyes Compost Toilets

One of New York City’s most popular parks plans to install compost toilets that will produce fertilizer for its greenery.


credit: Photo by Antonio M. Rosario

Free Family Fun: Gardens and Zoos

Gardens and zoos are true family activities. Your kid can dig in the dirt while you look at the flowers.


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Bronx’s Best Fun For Kids

If you haven’t spent much time in the Bronx with your family, then you are missing some wonderful experiences! Nearly one quarter of the land in the Bronx is open space, making this borough a […]