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Pittsburgh Zoo Hosts Scuba Diving Training Course

Seals, polar bears and sharks won’t be the only ones swimming at Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium this weekend.

08/02/2013

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Pittsburgh Zoo’s Bull Elephant Battling Autoimmune Disease

Officials at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium say a young bull elephant is being treated for a non-contagious autoimmune disease that is preventing skin lesions from healing.

08/01/2013

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Zoo’s Tiger Cub Ready For Display In Main Yard

Officials at a Pennsylvania zoo say their new Amur tiger cub is ready to head into the main yard of his exhibit, after being visible to visitors only on a video monitor for several weeks.

07/03/2013

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Alligator Pays Larry & John A Visit

Normally, the confines of a radio studio provide a pretty good level of safety. Well, not today.

07/02/2013

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Zoo Caring For Baby Gorilla Until He Begins Eating Solid Food

It was just last month the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium welcomed the birth of a brand new Western Lowland baby gorilla.

05/29/2013

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Parents Sue Pittsburgh Zoo Over Mauling Death

The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit last fall have sued the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, claiming officials had ample warning that parents routinely lifted children onto a rail overlooking the exhibit so they could see better.

05/23/2013

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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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