PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia has many famous firsts, including the distinction of being home to America’s first zoo.READ MORE: 'Arrow Came In As An Owner Surrender,' Now Has New Job With Lower Southampton Police Department
And for generations of families a visit to the zoo is great way to spend a summer day.READ MORE: Philadelphia Residents 'Getting Swarmed' By Illegal ATVs, Street Bikes Prompts Emergency Meeting With City Leaders
But in addition to all the history, there’s also a lot that’s new at the zoo. CBS3 got a chance to check it out and get up close with some of the zoo’s most famous residents.MORE NEWS: COVID In New Jersey: Gov. Phil Murphy Wants All Schools In State To Have In-Person Instruction
You can find more information about the programs and the costs on the zoo’s website.