Pittsburgh Zoo

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Pittsburgh Zoo Gorilla May Be Expecting

The zoo announced Wednesday that female gorilla, Moka, could be pregnant.

KDKA-TV–02/13/2013

Parents Of Boy Killed At Zoo Ask For Toy Truck Donations

The parents of Maddox Derkosh, who died at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium after falling into the African painted dogs exhibit, are asking friends and family to donate toy trucks for charity.

11/06/2012

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African Painted Dogs Exhibit Now A Memorial

The zoo reopened to the public Tuesday, but the area where 2-year-old Maddox Derkosh fell into the African painted dogs exhibit has been cordoned off and the dogs are in quarantine for 30 days.

11/06/2012

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Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Nov. 5, 2012

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/05/2012

Maddox Derkosh. (Photo Credit: KDKA-TV Viewer)

Zoo Officials Offer New Details After Child’s Tragic Death

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium officials gave an update Monday afternoon following a tragic incident on Sunday that resulted in a little boy losing his life.

11/05/2012

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Toddler’s Zoo Death ‘Traumatic’ For Family, Witnesses

A child was mauled to death at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Sunday morning after falling into an enclosure. The investigation into the toddler’s death continued Monday and witnesses describe it as a terrifying and chaotic scene.

11/05/2012

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Child Mauled And Killed At Zoo

A child was mauled to death at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium this morning after falling into an enclosure.

11/04/2012

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Sunday’s Death Not First Incident At African Painted Dog Exhibit

Here are some facts from the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium about African painted dogs.

11/04/2012

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Injured Sea Turtle Continuing Rehab At Pittsburgh Zoo

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.

07/16/2012

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Pittsburgh Zoo Educates Public About Bear Safety

Millions of Americans enjoy camping during the summer months. However, few things are as frightening as being in a tent when a bear pays a visit.

07/02/2012

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Craig Adams, Wife, To Co-Chair 2012 ALS Walk

Pittsburgh Penguins fans know him for his play on the ice, but in September, Craig Adams and his wife, Anne, will co-chair the 2012 ALS Walk at the Pittsburgh Zoo.

05/14/2012

A female elephant feeds her cub in the early morning hours in the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. (Photo credit ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Baby Animals Bring People to the Zoo; Elephant Dung Is New Heating Source

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/10/2012

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African Painted Dogs Escape Main Exhibit Area At Zoo

The escape of several rare African Painted Dogs from their main exhibit area temporarily shut down the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Saturday morning.

05/05/2012

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Pittsburgh Zoo Getting Set To Welcome Baby Rhino

There is exciting news at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium as they are preparing to welcome another new baby.

04/12/2012

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