Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

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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Four Cheetah Cubs Move Into The Pittsburgh Zoo

Four young cheetahs pause in a holding area, on the cusp of a brand new life.

07/25/2014

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Visitors Get Up Close With Flamingos At Pittsburgh Zoo

The closest most of us have ever gotten to a flamingo is the lawn ornament variety, but Thursday mornings, visitors to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium get to see real flamingos up close and personal.

07/16/2014

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Hazmat Called To Investigate Chlorine Leak At Highland Park Pool

A Hazmat team was called when police reported a “small” leak in a chlorine tank at the Highland Park Pool.

06/19/2014

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Parents Settle Pittsburgh Zoo Lawsuit In Mauling Death

The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was mauled to death after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit have settled their lawsuit against the Pittsburgh zoo.

06/02/2014

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Pittsburgh Zoo Debuts New Galapagos Tortoise Exhibit

They amazed Spanish Settlers and Charles Darwin — and now, Pittsburgh has two of their own.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/23/2014

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Pittsburgh Zoo Joining Cause To Save Elephants From Ivory Trade

Are elephants on the verge of extinction?

04/03/2014

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Zoo Reaches Settlement With USDA Over Boy’s Death

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will pay the U.S. Department of Agriculture $4,550 as part of a settlement over an investigation into the death of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into an exhibit of wild African dogs.

02/13/2014

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Pittsburgh Zoo Officials Hoping Beagle Sniffs Out Polar Bear Pregnancy

Kobe the polar bear at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium might be pregnant. Or not.

11/15/2013

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Court Papers Say There Were Concerns About Zoo’s African Painted Dogs Exhibit

A Pittsburgh Zoo safety committee had concerns about a wild African dogs exhibit but the zoo didn’t make any changes before a 2-year-old boy fell into the pen last year and was mauled to death by the animals, his parents’ lawyers say in court filings that cite committee meeting minutes.

10/24/2013

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Pittsburgh Zoo Officially Names Tiger Cub

The new tiger cub at the Pittsburgh Zoo officially has a name.

09/26/2013

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