Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

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French Veterinary Student Studying Zoological Medicine At Pittsburgh Zoo

A lizard named Pei-Pei is getting a checkup in the animal treatment room at Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.

08/20/2015

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Zoo Welcomes Pair Of Siamang Gibbons To “The Islands” Exhibit

Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium has introduced a playful pair of primates known as Siamang gibbons.

07/23/2015

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Test Out SCUBA Diving At The Zoo This Weekend

Good news aspiring SCUBA divers!

07/17/2015

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Zoo’s New “The Islands” Exhibit Finally Ready To Start Welcoming Visitors

The newest exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will soon be ready for visitors.

06/26/2015

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Warty Pigs Arrive In Pittsburgh For New Zoo Exhibit

The pig population has increased from zero to three, at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.

06/04/2015

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Progress Continues On New Zoo Exhibit

Crews are continuing to make progress on a new exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

04/16/2015

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Zoo Keepers Prepare Spring Surprise Treats For Lions, Goats

Carnivore keeper Mark McDonough and his assistant prepare an “Easter flower” for lions. Mark says it’s filled with ground up cloves – a form of catnip for very big cats.

03/19/2015

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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Set To Reopen After Major Renovations

For the first time, the Pittsburgh Zoo is closed for six weeks for maintenance and renovation.

02/05/2015

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USDA Report Orders Pittsburgh Zoo To Review Use Of Dogs To Herd Elephants

A report by the USDA has ordered changes to the way the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium uses dogs to help control its elephants and protect human handlers.

02/02/2015

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Zoo Bringing Back Adorable Penguins On Parade Event

There will soon be a lot of waddling and hopping during the weekends at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.

12/04/2014

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Pittsburgh Zoo Caring For Sea Turtles Rescued Off Massachusetts Coast

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is providing emergency medical care for several sea turtles that recently became stranded off the coast of Massachusetts.

12/01/2014

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Just In Time For Halloween, It’s Also National Bat Week

You know it’s Halloween, but did you know this is also “National Bat Week?”

10/31/2014

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Zoo’s Newest Attraction Allows Guests To Interact With Giraffes

The giraffe is an animal you can’t help looking up to.

08/29/2014

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Pittsburgh Zoo’s Penguins Help Local Man Propose To His Girlfriend

They say penguins mate for life. Well, while that may not be entirely true, one local couple’s love story has become all about the adorable flightless birds!

08/05/2014

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