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Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

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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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Baby Gorilla Reintroduced To Troop At Pittsburgh Zoo

Sometimes people have to step in to help the animals at the Pittsburgh Zoo when Mother Nature doesn’t fully cooperate.

09/19/2013

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Report: Zoo Attorneys Say Mother Was At Fault For Son’s Mauling Death

Attorneys for the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium are blaming the mother of the child who was mauled to death by a pack of African Painted dogs.

09/11/2013

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Pittsburgh Zoo Plays Part In African Elephant Artificial Insemination Program

The addition of a new little African elephant is being celebrated at the Vienna Zoo in Europe, and the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium played a big part in the historic birth.

09/06/2013

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Z is for Zoo! Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Z for Zoo! KDKA to Z visited the ZOO on Thursday, October 17th with the KDKA Morning Show!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/01/2013

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PennDOT To Replace Bridge Near Pittsburgh Zoo Parking Lot

Traveling near the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium may be a bit tricky starting in September.

08/28/2013

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Pittsburgh Zoo Gives Up-Close Look At Sharks

It is “Shark Week” on the Discovery Channel. A lot of you may be watching, thinking you’re going to skip heading into the ocean on your next beach trip. However, most sharks aren’t as big and bad as you think.

08/08/2013

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Derkosh Family Lawsuit Against Zoo Moves Forward

The civil lawsuit filed by the parents of Maddox Derkosh against the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium will move forward, minus some photographs after a motions hearing Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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Pittsburgh Zoo Hosts Scuba Diving Training Course

Seals, polar bears and sharks won’t be the only ones swimming at Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium this weekend.

08/02/2013

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Science Program Drops Giant Slinky From PPG Building

A camera crew gears up. Barricades are at the ready. Something’s coming down in PPG Plaza.

07/23/2013

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Zoo Caring For Baby Gorilla Until He Begins Eating Solid Food

It was just last month the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium welcomed the birth of a brand new Western Lowland baby gorilla.

05/29/2013

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