Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

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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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D.A. Looking Into Court Papers Addressing Safety Concerns At Pittsburgh Zoo

The District Attorney’s office says it’s now looking into warnings about the safety of the Pittsburgh Zoo’s African painted dogs exhibit.

10/25/2013

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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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A Guide To The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Without a plan, you might miss out on seeing a new adorable baby gorilla or waving hello to the sunbathing alligator every visitor has grown to know and love. Welcome to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium guide.

09/20/2013

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H is for Highland Park!

“H” is for Highland Park. The Kdka Morning News visited the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium in Highland Park on Thursday, October 17th with a live broadcast from 5-9AM!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–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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