The Bronx Zoo

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Name a Cockroach After Your Loved One to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Naming the roaches costs $10, with all proceeds going to the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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The Bronx Zoo is An Awful Place for Elephants, Activist Group Says

The zoo is number five on In Defense of Animals' 2014 list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants.

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5 Things for You to Do in New York City Neighborhoods This Weekend

The holiday season continues with a New York weekend brimming with festivities. 

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Free Memberships at 33 Cultural Centers Available with New Municipal ID

The city will not provide additional funds to the institutions to offset revenue lost to the discounts.

Kips Bay »

Rampant Runaways at City's Foster Facility 'Raises Concerns,' Mayor Says

Mayor Bill de Blasio said officials want to create a more secure environment at the Children's Center.

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VIDEO: Watch Adorable Snow Leopard Cubs Play at Bronx Zoo

The two endangered snow leopard cubs, which weigh about 15 pounds each, were born at the zoo on May 6.

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600 and 400 Pound Tortoises Move to the Bronx Zoo

Rocket, weighing in at 600 pounds, and Abdul, weighing 400 pounds, could live up to 200 years.

Clinton Hill »

Meet the 8 Animals Keeping NYC Cute

From a barking deer to grazing goats, the city is full of curious (and cute) creatures.

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First Baby Gorillas Born at Bronx Zoo in Nearly a Decade

The two western lowland gorillas born over the last two months were the 14th and 15th born at the zoo.

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Peruvian Pelicans Swoop Into Bronx Zoo

Four Peruvian pelicans have been added to the Bronx Zoo's Russell B. Aitken Sea Bird Colony.

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Gun Dealer Sold Weapons Near Bronx Zoo Entrance, Officials Say

Javon Burgess, 36, sold guns to an undercover detective outside the Bronx Zoo five separate times.

Pelham Parkway »

Animatronic Dinosaurs Exhibit Turns Bronx Zoo Into Land Before Time

The narrated safari will include a giant Tyrannosaurus rex.

Park Slope »

Five Chinese Big-Headed Turtles Born at Prospect Park Zoo

The endangered turtles are the first to be reproduced in captivity.

Park Slope »

Video: Red Panda Cubs at Bronx and Prospect Park Zoos

The four cubs made their public debut Thursday.

Upper East Side »

Twin Snow Leopard Cubs Debut at Central Park Zoo

The cubs are the first snow leopards to be born at the zoo.