The zoo says the lion, named Merlin, had fathered 11 cubs and enjoyed a long life in captivity.
The 5K run begins at 9am, with the “walk and stroll” stepping off at 9:30am.
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.
One cardiologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia doesn’t just monitor human hearts.
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.
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!
The Philadelphia area abounds with family friendly venues when it’s time to get the kids out of the house this summer.
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.
Families flocked to the Philadelphia Zoo Sunday. And fathers at the zoo talked about what Father’s Day means to them.
City Council this coming week is expected to give final approval to plans of the Philadelphia Zoo to construct a sorely-needed parking garage.
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.
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.
The Phlash Downtown Loop returns for the 2012 season, beginning on Friday, with a couple of new destinations.
The zoo put up cash prizes for schools to create art campaigns that illustrate the connection between palm oil — an ingredient in products including snack chips, crackers, and candy — and the habitat of the orangutan.
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.