Wildlife Conservation Society
The aquarium has been closed since Oct. 29, when the storm surge came over and under the Coney Island Boardwalk, flooding all the buildings at the 14-acre park.
“Roses are red, violets are blue. Name a roach for your Valentine, courtesy of the Bronx Zoo.” That’s their message today.
New York City’s Bronx zoo has a new resident that’s native to parts of Asia: a white-cheeked baby gibbon.
With this successful hatching, the Central Park Zoo is only the fourth zoo in the U.S. to have successfully reared a coua chick.
The Wildlife Conservation Society estimates there are fewer than 3,200 tigers remaining in the wild, with only 1,000 of those breeding females.
It’s being hailed as a breakthrough that may help restore the genetically pure bison population.
The two rhinos are brothers and weigh about 4,000 pounds. They’re still growing and are expected to weigh about 7,000 pounds as adults.
On Thursday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled the $127 million design for the new “Ocean Wonders: Sharks!” building.
A string of pearls, a wise owl and a smiling Buddha were all part of one of the largest seizures of illegal ivory ever in New York State, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. said.
The female California sea lion took the cross-country trip to her new home at the Bronx Zoo after wildlife officials determined she had become habituated to humans and could not be released back into the wild.
Visitors are going hog-wild for a new species at the Queens Zoo.
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.
Tazo the sea otter was one of many aquarium residents to receive a pumpkin to snack on ahead of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s “Ascarium” festivities.
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.”
Think you’ve got the perfect name for the Egyptian cobra? Then, the Bronx Zoo wants to hear it.