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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A child was mauled to death at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium this morning after falling into an enclosure.
Here are some facts from the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium about African painted dogs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you sick of throwing your kid the typical birthday party in your backyard or at a swimming pool? Take a look at this guide of some great places to throw your child’s birthday party.