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.
It’s as much a sign of spring as April showers and May flowers. It’s zoo traffic, and this time of year, it causes quite a headache across the entire city.
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The zoo brings in 1.2 million visitors every year, and that’s a lot of cars to park.
With its latest acquisition, the Philadelphia Zoo is preparing for a new generation of lions.
The brothers were born June 9th and have since grown to about 28 pounds each.
The Philadelphia Zoo celebrated Halloween early with Boo at the Zoo.
Working with Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine, zookeepers spent weeks preparing the cubs for the three-hour process, which cuts out a defective portion of the eyelid.
The Philadelphia Zoo’s new jaguar cub made his first public appearance on Wednesday.
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.
Zoo officials and visitors applauded as “Storm,” a red-capped mangaby from West Africa, became the first primate to travel “Treetop Trails.”
In “Carnivore Kingdom” a family of giant otters were frolicking in their pool, enjoying cold fish and ice treats.
An organization that works to engage young people in creative expression is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a name change and an event for families on Sunday.
The Zoo’s Pachyderm House is being transformed into the new Children’s Zoo, so Cindy and Unna, the Zoo’s 22-year-old, 4,000 pound hippos had to move.