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(Penguins seem happy as larks despite Philadelphia's cold snap.  Photo by John McDevitt)

At Philadelphia Zoo, Some Animals Thrive in Frigid Weather, Others Manage With Some Help

Some species can endure the cold weather easily. Others not so much. But the Philadelphia Zoo makes sure all the species are kept happy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2015

(A jaguar cub plays with a scented cardboard box provided as a toy by zookeepers at the Philadelphia Zoo.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Zoo Marks Birthday Week For Its One-Year-Old Cats

Zoo visitors sang to the birthday boys — first for Lucha, a jaguar cub, and then for Dian, a snow leopard, both born at the Philadelphia Zoo, less than a week apart, last year.

06/07/2012

(Tajiri.   Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Zoo’s New Lioness Meets The Public

Friday was the public debut for a new female African lion at the Philadelphia Zoo. The hope is to breed her, to produce new lion cubs.

04/06/2012

(Credit: Karin Phillips)

New Baby Jaguar Gets First Photo Op At Philadelphia Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo’s new jaguar cub made his first public appearance on Wednesday.

08/24/2011

(Credit: Philadelphia Zoo)

Philadelphia Zoo Determines Sex Of Jaguar Cub, Settles On Name

The Philadelphia Zoo’s new baby jaguar, born June 3rd to Kanga and Jutai, is a boy and his name is Lucha (pictured), which means fight in Spanish.

08/17/2011