Central Park Zoo
They currently weigh in at about 30 pounds each, but are expected to grow to 65-120 pounds.
Duck, duck, goose! The Central Park Zoo is seeing a baby boom among rare and endangered waterfowl.
Gus lived a long life by polar bear standards. Male polar bears in zoos have a median life expectancy of less than 21 years, according to the WCS.
Pattycake was born on Sept. 3, 1972 at the Central Park Zoo and lived there with her parents Kongo and Lulu. In 1983, she went to live at the Bronx Zoo. Two books were written about her.
With this successful hatching, the Central Park Zoo is only the fourth zoo in the U.S. to have successfully reared a coua chick.
Kew Gardens residents said the peacock’s been in the neighborhood for at least a week. Officials from a nearby zoo and botanical garden say they are not missing a peacock. So far, the colorful bird has eluded animal care and control officials.
The program aims to get New Yorkers to go green and get thinking about other ways to use the streets besides driving. In addition to getting some fresh air and exercise, don’t miss out on the top events this year.
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.
You’ve heard of the Real Housewives of New York. Now meet the Real Chicks of Central Park.
Amid all the chaotic preparations for Tropical Storm Irene, workers at the Central Park Zoo on Saturday found a lamb was born in a stable cuddled up against its mother. The lamb has been named Irene Hope.
You now have one more reason to go to the Central Park Zoo thanks to Biru, a 1-year-old red panda.
Apparently the bird grew tired of the high-class digs this morning. It leaped from the ledge where it had been perched, and flew back to the zoo.
At 18-months-old John Lahutsky was declared incurable with cerebral palsy and didn’t see the outside of a Russian orphanage for years.
Jacob DeJesus had big plans for this summer. However, the gym he would have played ball in and the classrooms normally used for activities all sit empty, after the East Harlem day camp went dark for the first time in 24 years.
Zoo officials say Ida was euthanized Friday after veterinarians determined she had liver disease brought on by cancer. Ida was 25.