Prospect Park Zoo

Twin Geoffroy's marmosets now on display at the Prospect Park Zoo (credit: Julie Larsen Maher for the Wildlife Conservation Society)

Aww! Baby Marmoset Twins On Display At Prospect Park Zoo

The adorable duo, born in November, reside with their parents in the Animal in Our Lives building at the Prospect Park Zoo. This is the first set of Geoffroy’s marmosets to be born at the Brooklyn zoo.

02/04/2014

A Chinese big-headed turtle at the Prospect Park Zoo. (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Endangered Turtles Hatch At Prospect Park Zoo

There are now 15 Chinese big-headed turtles at the Bronx and Prospect Park Zoos, the largest collection of the species in any AZA-accredited zoo.

12/16/2013

Sea lions at the Prospect Park Zoo (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

4 Rescued West Coast Sea Lions Find New Homes At Brooklyn, Queens Zoos

The Wildlife Conservation Society says two new female sea lions are now on exhibit at its Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn. Two adult male sea lions from Oregon now live at the Queens Zoo.

09/03/2013

Arthur, Brooklyn and mom Ginger play in their pasture. (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher)

Babydoll Lambs Make Spring Debut At Prospect Park Zoo

Two lambs born last month at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn are a reminder that spring is in full swing.

04/15/2013

Aggie (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)

Aggie, Dexter Cow At Prospect Park Zoo, Dies At 18

A beloved cow at the Prospect Park Zoo is moo-ving on to greener pastures. “Aggie will be greatly missed,” said Denise McClean, zoo director. She had a big personality and loved the attention.”

09/07/2011

Windarra peeks out of mother Sydney’s pouch.  (credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Baby Wallabies Come Out For Spring At Prospect Park Zoo

These two Brooklyn natives aren’t the typical Joey’s from the neighborhood.

04/11/2011

Herbie, the Flemish giant rabbit at the Prospect Park Zoo. (credit: Luke Goskin/WCS/prospectparkzoo.com)

Prospect Park’s Giant Rabbit Is A Hip-Hop Star

Herbie, a 20-pound Flemish giant rabbit has his own rap video.

02/04/2011

Prospect Park is holding a contest to name the latest additions to their primate collection -- two new baby baboons. (Photo: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)

Prospect Park Zoo Baby Baboons Need Names!

The Prospect Park Zoo is welcoming two new baboons to their facilities and is soliciting name suggestions for the two male babies.

08/27/2010

Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS

Piranhas Debut At Prospect Park Zoo

School is in session at the Prospect Park Zoo. Eighteen red and orange bellied piranhas have made their debut at the zoo’s Flooded Forest exhibit.

1010 WINS–08/06/2010