WCS Bronx Zoo Apologizes For 'Disgraceful' Treatment Of Ota Benga, African Man Displayed In Monkey House 114 Years AgoThe zoo acknowledges past leaders participated in racism that robbed an African man of his humanity by putting him on display in the zoo's monkey house.
Nearly 2 Tons Of Ivory Crushed In Central ParkNearly two tons of trinkets, statues and jewelry crafted from the tusks of at least 100 slaughtered elephants were destroyed in a rock crusher in Central Park to demonstrate the state's commitment to smashing the illegal ivory trade.
Bronx Zoo Calling On 'Hopeless Romantics' To Name A Roach For Valentine’s DayThis Valentine's Day, you can name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after your ex, mother-in-law or a loved one who's an incredibly good sport.
Grizzly Bears Betty And Veronica Make First Public Appearance At Central Park ZooIt's frigid outside but Central Park Zoo newcomers Betty and Veronica find their new quarters quite cozy.
Bronx Zoo Kicks Off Annual Toy Drive For Military FamiliesEveryone is getting into the holiday spirit-- even the animals at the zoo. Well, sort of.
Humpback Whale Spotted 6 Miles From NYCThe Wildlife Conservation Society has released a photo of a majestic humpback whale feeding in the Atlantic Ocean just a few miles from New York City.
Cute Alert! Snow Leopard Cubs Make Public Debut At Bronx ZooThe male cubs were born on May 6 and are now on exhibit with their mother in the Himalayan Highlands, the Wildlife Conservation Society said.
Giant Tortoises Debut At Bronx ZooThe two males weigh in at 400 and 600 pounds.
Hillary Clinton Returns To NYC To Continue Book TourClinton's first book tour stop in Union Square on Tuesday morning attracted around 1,000 people.
Bronx Zoo Set To Host Special Birdwatching Eventhe Bronx Zoo this weekend is showing off its birds – not just the ones the zoo keeps, but the ones who are merely passing through too.
World's Smallest Deer Species Born At Queens ZooThe female fawn weighed one pound at birth, and could reach 20 pounds as an adult.
Run For The Wild In Bronx Zoo Aims To Save Elephants From Poaching
Aww! Baby Marmoset Twins On Display At Prospect Park ZooThe 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.
PHOTO: Brown Bears Frolic In Fresh Snow At Bronx ZooA Grizzly and Brown bear playing in the snow at the Bronx Zoo "bearly" noticing the 8-degree temperatures.
NY Lawmakers Seek Ban On Ivory Sales That 'Support Organized Crime And Terrorism'The Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation held a hearing on the issue Thursday. Wildlife officials said poaching is a local issue.