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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

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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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Local Expert Weighs In After Great White Shark Attack

Six sand tiger sharks captivate the crowd at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

07/07/2014

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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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First Ever Macaroni Penguin Born At Pittsburgh Zoo

For the first time ever, a macaroni penguin has hatched at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

05/30/2014

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Dogs Play Big Role For Elephant Handlers At Pittsburgh Zoo

What makes a gigantic African elephant tuck its tail and run? A pair of 25-pound dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

05/12/2014

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Best Easter Events For Kids In Pittsburgh

Get your cameras and baskets ready as there are many events in around the city for the kids to enjoy this Easter.

04/11/2014

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Pittsburgh Zoo’s Baby Gorilla Turns 1-Year-Old

You’re invited to a birthday celebration.

04/10/2014

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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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Best Kids’ Valentine’s Day Activities In Pittsburgh

There is more than candy, cards and cookies to be shared on Valentine’s Day because being together with the family is a wonderful sharing experience.

02/14/2014

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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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What Happens To The Zoo Animals When It Gets This Cold?

The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is closed Tuesday, because of the weather.

01/06/2014

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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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Best Ways To Soak Up The Last Days Of Fall In Pittsburgh

The topography of the Pittsburgh region offers a variety of opportunities to enjoy the change of seasons, and the region is well equipped to meet the needs of families looking for a memorable experience.

11/01/2013

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