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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.

Williamsburg »

Abandoned Pit Bull Found Tied to Pole in South Williamsburg Needs Home

The dog, dubbed Applejack, was reportedly left out for more than a day.

Fort Greene »

Fort Greene Designer's Mismatched Sock Line Lures Stars Like Amy Sedaris

Hannah Lavon makes quirky mismatched socks and mittens featuring penguins, sharks and unicorns.

Belmont »

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.

Fort Greene »

Learn to Turn Roadkill Into Bejeweled Art From This 'Dead Animal Addict'

Divya Anantharaman teaches the art of taxidermy at the Morbid Anatomy Museum.

Greenpoint »

Pit Bull Falls From BQE as if 'Thrown Out of a Car,' Witnesses Say

The dog was bleeding from its mouth and couldn't stand after the fall, witnesses said.

Port Morris »

Mystery Animal Spotted in Bronx Is Rodent-Eating Weasel, Expert Says

A weasel seen near Bronx Community College is believed to be able to eat rats and porcupines.

Unionport »

No-Kill Bronx Animal Shelter at Risk of Closing, Founder Says

New Beginning shelter has experienced severe financial troubles over the past few months.

Forest Hills »

Feral Cats Being Removed From Forest Hills Hospital Grounds

About five stray cats have lived in a hospital yard for more than a decade, locals said.

Financial District »

'BirdCam' of Nesting Falcons Returns to Skyscraper After Hurricane Sandy

Peregrine falcons have returned to nest at 55 Water St., laying four eggs this year.

Belmont »

Peruvian Pelicans Swoop Into Bronx Zoo

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

TriBeCa »

Live Alligator Among Wild Animal Models at TriBeCa Art Class

Pythons, lizards and a tortoise that roams the classroom are models for a popular drawing class.

Williamsburg »

Pooch Nearly Killed After Getting Shocked at Williamsburg Doggie Day Care

The dog needed surgery and multiple hospital stays after a playdate at Kiki's Pet Spa on Broadway.

Gowanus »

6-Foot Boa Constrictor Ditched at Gowanus Garage

Three snakes were found in a dumpster on Baltic Street, witnesses said.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Chicken Now Queen of the Roost at Upstate Animal Sanctuary

Queeny is thriving in upstate New York after she was evacuated because of Hurricane Sandy.