Wildlife Conservation Society
Three not-so-little piggies have a new home in Queens.
We also heard from the Wildlife Conservation Society about the dangers facing elephants, plus spring fashion trends, and a chance to mouth off to 1010 WINS reporter John Montone, in this week’s edition of Eye On New York.
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.
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.
Each of the chicks at the zoo hatched after about 70 days of incubation.
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.