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Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

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Pittsburgh Zoo Educates Public About Bear Safety

Millions of Americans enjoy camping during the summer months. However, few things are as frightening as being in a tent when a bear pays a visit.


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Pittsburgh Zoo Announces Birth Of Sea Lion Pup

The animal family at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium recently got a little bigger. The Zoo announced that Zoey gave birth to a female sea lion pup in a press release Friday morning.


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Pittsburgh Zoo’s Baby Gorilla Has Died

The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is mourning the loss of its baby gorilla. The 3-and-a-half month old male died suddenly over the weekend, despite round-the-clock efforts to save its life.


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African Painted Dogs Escape Main Exhibit Area At Zoo

The escape of several rare African Painted Dogs from their main exhibit area temporarily shut down the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Saturday morning.


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Baby Sea Otter Doing Well At Pittsburgh Zoo

There is a new baby at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium and the animal comes with quite the story of survival. A newborn sea otter has been through a lot in just nine weeks of life.


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18-Year-Old Komodo Dragon Dies At Pittsburgh Zoo

An 18-year-old Komodo dragon at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has died.


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Pittsburgh Zoo’s Gorilla Troop Welcomes New Baby

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has welcomed yet another new addition to their family.


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Penguins Parade Around Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Penguins will enjoy public walks among us – and we’re not talking about the hockey players – during the event Penguins on Parade, which will take place throughout February and March.


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Pittsburgh Zoo Hoping To Make Polar Bear Love Connection

The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is welcoming a new member to its family in hopes of making a polar bear love connection.


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2011 Pittsburgh Kidney Walk

Join NewsRadio 1020 KDKA and the National Kidney Foundation on November 6th at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium for the 2011 Pittsburgh Kidney Walk! The Kidney Walk is a fundraising, non-competitive, one-mile marked route inside […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/28/2011

This alligator lives at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.  (Credit: KDKA)

Alligator At Beaver Run Reservoir Remains Elusive

The alligator at the Beaver Run Reservoir in Westmoreland County is apparently still on the loose.


This alligator lives at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.  (Credit: KDKA)

Officials Will Try To Rescue Alligator In Beaver Run Reservoir

After several days of public pressure, local officials say they will attempt to rescue an alligator that found its way into the Beaver Run Reservoir.


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New Sea Lion Pup Named After Former Pittsburgh Mayor

The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium’s newest addition was named after a former Pittsburgh mayor Monday morning.


Tiger cubs at the Pittsburgh Zoo. (credit: Paul A. Selvaggio via blog.pittsburghzoo.org)

Best Day Trips For Families Around Pittsburgh

No matter your budget, interests or the size of your family, there are plenty of fun day trips to take around Pittsburgh.

CBS Pittsburgh–05/29/2011

Our trio of Amur tiger cubs are getting bigger and braver. (Credit: pittsburghzoo.com)

Guide to Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

The Pittsburgh zoo works hard to conserve natural resources and to create research projects supporting the preservation of species in the wild. In keeping with that mission, three Amur tiger cubs were born at the zoo in September, 2010 and are thriving.

CBS Pittsburgh–04/24/2011