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Pittsburgh Zoo Introduces New Tiger Cub To World

An adorable new addition at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium was introduced to the world today. The Pittsburgh Zoo’s new tiger cub is just six-weeks-old and is already adored by the zoo staff.

05/16/2013

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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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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Pittsburgh

Earth Day in Pittsburgh celebrates everything a healthy environment gives us: clean air, sparkling rivers, hiking trails and amazing outdoor spaces in our city. Family-friendly festivals, special events and volunteer activities abound not just on April 22 but throughout the later weeks of April in Pittsburgh. Take part in some or all of these activities in our city this Earth Day.

04/08/2013

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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

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Job Fair

With all the snow outside, it’s tough to think about summer. But the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is looking ahead and hiring.

01/25/2013

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“Parade Of Penguins” Season Kicks Off At Zoo

The Pittsburgh penguins have already opened their season. Zoo penguins, that is.

01/18/2013

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Best Family-Friendly New Year’s Parties In Pittsburgh

Even if you can’t make it to New York City’s Times Square to watch the ball drop, you can still have a rocking New Year’s Eve right here in Pittsburgh with the city’s own celebrations and parties. Parties aboard the three rivers or with exotic animals at the local zoo rival celebrations of larger cities and offer something for partygoers of all ages from children to teens and even adults. Here are the best family friendly New Year’s Eve parties and activities happening in Pittsburgh.

12/28/2012

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Derkosh Family Gives Trucks To “Tree Of Hope”

Hundreds of children gathered together Friday night to remember the little boy killed at the Pittsburgh zoo.

12/22/2012

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Zoo To Make Changes After Boy’s Death

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is removing the observation deck from the African Painted Dogs exhibit following the tragedy last month that left a 2-year-old boy dead.

12/06/2012

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Thursday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Dec. 6, 2012

In case you missed the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, here’s a recap of the action.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/06/2012

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Zoo Exhibit Platform To Be Removed

The district attorney visited the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium today, as part of his investigation following the death of Maddox Derkosh last month.

12/06/2012

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Former Zoo Employee Weighs In On Tragedy

A former Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium employee who has been interviewed by police in this month’s deadly accident at the African Painted Dog exhibit is speaking out about safety.

11/28/2012

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D.A. Will Not File Charges Against Mother In Zoo Tragedy

The Allegheny County District Attorney said he will not pursue criminal charges against a woman whose son was killed at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium earlier this month. However, District Attorney Stephen Zappala said he is investigating possible criminal negligence against the Zoo.

11/28/2012

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Mauling Victim’s Grandfather Says Family Is Coping Day By Day

It’s been three weeks since the death of 2-year-old Maddox Derkosh, the little boy who fell into the African Painted Dogs exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. The city has watched and grieved with the family, but hasn’t heard from the family until now.

11/26/2012

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