Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
In case you were to busy to catch a portion of Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News with Bill Rehkopf, here’s what you may have missed.
For almost two decades, a penny of every dollar you’ve spent in Allegheny County has gone to the Regional Asset District Board — the “RAD” board for short — a group of appointed members who decide how and where one percent of county sales tax money is spent.
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is welcoming an important new addition to their family. The zoo is now home to a baby black rhinoceros.
Summer break from school is a great opportunity to explore and investigate what the Pittsburgh region has to offer. Explore a vast array of cultural, educational and recreational pursuits for the entire family. Pittsburgh and the surrounding cities provide scenic vistas, riverfront playtime and a skyline that draws people to the plethora of exciting area options for the whole family all year. The most fun, however, should be enjoyed before the kids strap on those school bags.
I always thought “swimming with the sharks” was just an expression. But the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium invited me to celebrate Shark Week with a swim in a tank populated by five sand tiger sharks.
The Pittsburgh Zoo &PPG Aquarium was saddened by the recent death of their popular Komodo Dragon called Noname. But now, they’re introducing Pittsburgh to a pair of newcomers.
It’s a very busy time at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium as the staff prepares for an important inspection. The facility is welcoming some special visitors this week.
A sea turtle, which was hurt and left for dead in the ocean, now has a new home here in Pittsburgh. However, it has not been an easy journey for Sunburst the green sea turtle.
Officials at the Pittsburgh Zoo say the PPG Aquarium will be closed today following a fire there Thursday night.
There are nearly 4,000 animals at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. The collection has grown so much that the zoo needed a new hospital to care for all the different species. On Tuesday, zoo leaders held a grand opening for a brand new facility.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to the Pittsburgh Zoo’s Henry Kacprzyk about the zoo’s record attendance thanks to a baby animal boom, as well as a new use for elephant dung.
The escape of several rare African Painted Dogs from their main exhibit area temporarily shut down the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Saturday morning.
There is exciting news at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium as they are preparing to welcome another new baby.