The Philadelphia Zoo has announced Jabari, a 28-year-old male western lowland gorilla, died Friday afternoon.
KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on two food-related festivals this weekend — one in Northern Liberties and one in the basement of the Comcast Center — plus a new dining spot at the Jersey shore.
From educational and environmental activities to concerts and schooners, Philadelphia zoos and aquariums have it all. These are the top events in Philly this summer.
Despite the sweltering heat, a crowd gathered to help one of the Philadelphia Zoo’s animals celebrate her birthday on Thursday.
This week, Hadas reports on the “Jog ‘n’ Hog” ice cream race in Yardley, Pa., a paella cooking class in Northern Liberties, and the Philadelphia Zoo’s summer ale fest.
Chris details the cancer diagnoses of former Phillie Darren Daulton, the newest arrival at the Philadelphia Zoo, and the changing House Republican agenda on immigration reform. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey and Comedian Joe DeRosa.
Kira, a female western lowland gorilla, was brought here to the Philadelphia Zoo from the Franklin Park Zoo, in Boston.
The cubs will stay at the zoo for about two years before they are moved to other zoos around the country.
The Philadelphia Zoo and ten colleges and universities are making an investment in students from poor neighborhoods, by developing a $1 million scholarship fund over the next 10 years.
While everyone knows that Philadelphia is steeped in history, it’s also been at the forefront of culture, arts and science. Here are five summer exhibits worth visiting.
Whether volunteering, donating or simply appreciating the great outdoors, everyone can do something to celebrate Earth Day in 2013.
Hippopotamus expert and lead keeper Betsy Karkowski watched as the pair, Cindy and Unna, enjoyed their first dip in the outdoor pool.
The final touches are being put on the Philadelphia Zoo’s new $33.3-million children’s area, scheduled to open to the public this Saturday..
Zoo president Vikram Dewan said that will help ease the crunch of the zoo’s 1.2 million visitors each year.
The Philadelphia Zoo is opening up a new parking garage on Friday, but it’s still hoping – down the road – to get a train stop there, as well.