Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

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Pittsburgh Zoo Loses Sea Turtles In Dispute Over Elephants

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is losing its sea turtle program and money for a playground after dropping accreditation with a major organization over its elephant contact policy.

08/25/2015

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French Veterinary Student Studying Zoological Medicine At Pittsburgh Zoo

A lizard named Pei-Pei is getting a checkup in the animal treatment room at Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.

08/20/2015

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Zoo Leaves Accrediting Organization Over Elephant Policy

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium says it is dropping its membership in a major accrediting organization over a new safety policy limiting unrestricted contact with elephants.

08/17/2015

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Where To Find Local Military Discounts Near Pittsburgh

Proud to honor current and former military personnel and their families with local discounts, these five organizations salute these brave men and women who have fought for, and are still fighting for our great nation.

08/01/2015

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Zoo Welcomes Pair Of Siamang Gibbons To “The Islands” Exhibit

Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium has introduced a playful pair of primates known as Siamang gibbons.

07/23/2015

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Test Out SCUBA Diving At The Zoo This Weekend

Good news aspiring SCUBA divers!

07/17/2015

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Zoo’s New “The Islands” Exhibit Finally Ready To Start Welcoming Visitors

The newest exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will soon be ready for visitors.

06/26/2015

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Family Guide To Pittsburgh Zoo And PPG Aquarium

The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium is a wonderful way for families to spend an outing.

06/19/2015

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Warty Pigs Arrive In Pittsburgh For New Zoo Exhibit

The pig population has increased from zero to three, at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.

06/04/2015

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10 Great Local Pittsburgh Values

If you’re looking for an inexpensive staycation or day trip, check out these 10 great local values you can score right here in Pittsburgh.

05/28/2015

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Must See Pittsburgh Attractions For Out Of Towners And Guests

Check out all the Steel City has to offer at these must-see Pittsburgh attractions for out-of-towners and guests.

05/28/2015

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Driver Flees The Scene of Crash in Highland Park

The driver of a truck fled the scene of a violent crash early Friday morning in Highland Park.

05/08/2015

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Progress Continues On New Zoo Exhibit

Crews are continuing to make progress on a new exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

04/16/2015

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Alligator Reportedly Spotted Twice In Mon River

Police are investigating reports of an alligator in the Monongahela River near Belle Vernon.

04/08/2015

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Zoo Keepers Prepare Spring Surprise Treats For Lions, Goats

Carnivore keeper Mark McDonough and his assistant prepare an “Easter flower” for lions. Mark says it’s filled with ground up cloves – a form of catnip for very big cats.

03/19/2015

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