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Philadelphia Zoo

(Dedication ceremonies are held at the Philadelphia Zoo's new transportation center, which includes a parking garage.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Zoo’s New Transportation Center and Parking Garage Is Dedicated

Zoo president Vikram Dewan said that will help ease the crunch of the zoo’s 1.2 million visitors each year.

04/05/2013

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SEPTA Says Adding Train Station To Philadelphia Zoo Is A Logistical Nightmare

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.

04/03/2013

(The main entrance of the Philadelphia Zoo, at 33rd Street and Girard Avenue in West Philadelphia.  File photo)

Philadelphia Zoo’s Elderly Lion Euthanized After Falling Ill

The zoo says the lion, named Merlin, had fathered 11 cubs and enjoyed a long life in captivity.

02/08/2013

(The main entrance of the Philadelphia Zoo, at 33rd Street and Girard Avenue in West Philadelphia.  File photo)

Event For Research on Rare Cancer is Saturday at Philadelphia Zoo

The 5K run begins at 9am, with the “walk and stroll” stepping off at 9:30am.

11/09/2012

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Philadelphia Zoo Welcomes A… Parking Garage

The Philadelphia Zoo is expecting a new addition. No, not a rare baby cat or gorilla but a parking garage that zoo officials say is just as important to visitors.

09/28/2012

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Positively Philadelphia: Children’s Hospital Doctor Has Some Big And Hairy Patients

One cardiologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia doesn’t just monitor human hearts.

08/19/2012

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Philadelphia Zoo Unveils Second Phase Of New Animal Trail System

The 200-foot Great Ape Trail debuted to the public on Thursday morning. The zoo’s orangutans, Tua and Batu, have been trying it out for several days.

08/16/2012

(Lauren Houston.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Zoo Party, Park Picnic, and Japanese Dining in Manayunk

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits finds out about the Philadelphia Zoo’s Summer Ale Fest, a new Japanese restaurant in Manayunk, and a “secret” dinner event for thousands!

07/20/2012

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Top Spots To Spend A Summer Day With Your Family Around Philadelphia

The Philadelphia area abounds with family friendly venues when it’s time to get the kids out of the house this summer.

07/13/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Keeping The Animals Cool At The Philadelphia Zoo

The heat isn’t just tough on people, it’s also tough on some animals at the Philadelphia Zoo, and the staff is doing what they can to keep the animals safe and comfortable.

07/07/2012

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Families Head To The Zoo To Celebrate Father’s Day

Families flocked to the Philadelphia Zoo Sunday. And fathers at the zoo talked about what Father’s Day means to them.

06/17/2012

(The main entrance to the Philadelphia Zoo, at 34th Street and Girard Avenue.  File photo)

City Council Expected To Give Final Approval For Parking Garage At Philadelphia Zoo

City Council this coming week is expected to give final approval to plans of the Philadelphia Zoo to construct a sorely-needed parking garage.

06/17/2012

(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

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The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta Preview

On the second Saturday of May every year, the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta takes on two days of 120 college students and their crews from across the U.S. in an unforgettable series of boat races.

05/05/2012

(Credit: Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation)

Popular Tourist Bus Loop Back In A Phlash

The Phlash Downtown Loop returns for the 2012 season, beginning on Friday, with a couple of new destinations.

05/04/2012

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