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Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

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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

Maddox Derkosh. (Photo Credit: KDKA-TV Viewer)

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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Parents Sue Pittsburgh Zoo Over Mauling Death

The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit last fall have sued the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, claiming officials had ample warning that parents routinely lifted children onto a rail overlooking the exhibit so they could see better.

05/23/2013

Race for the Cure 5-13-2012

Best Mother’s Day Events In Pittsburgh

There are a host of activities and events to honor Pittsburgh mothers on their special day.

05/10/2013

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Pittsburgh Zoo Welcomes Baby Gorilla, Tiger Cub

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is boasting like a proud parent about the births of two babies. Both moms and their babies are doing well.

04/17/2013

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Pittsburgh Zoo Giving Away Painted Dogs In Wake Of Tragedy

The African Painted dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo have not been on display since a tragic accident that resulted in a child being mauled to death in November.

04/10/2013

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Pittsburgh Zoo Welcomes Red Panda To Family

For the first time ever, the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium has a red panda. Two-year-old Xia comes from a zoo in North Dakota.

04/04/2013

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Best Pittsburgh Easter Events For Kids 2013

There is more than a hip and hop to meet the Easter Bunny, as the events are arranged in both educational and historical venues that highlight the culture of the Pittsburgh region. Get your cameras and baskets ready for egg hunts and visits with the all the Easter friends. Hop on the bunny trail to take a tour, make crafts, win prizes and interact with birds and animals. Interactive exhibits and displays make for a memorable Easter experience for the entire family.

03/29/2013

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Best Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of The Winter In Pittsburgh

While the promise of spring is hopefully close, many Pittsburghers find it best to celebrate winter until “April showers officially give way to May flowers.” Here are the best ways to celebrate the last few weeks of winter in Pittsburgh.

03/02/2013

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Zoo’s Black Bears Make Super Bowl Picks

There was a special delivery to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Friday. It was a pair of specialty pizzas prepared for the North American Black Bears, Stanley and Susan.

02/01/2013

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