http://www.bronxzoo.com http://www.twitter.com/thebronxzoo We shall call them mini-mes. The dwarf mongoose family in the Carter Giraffe Building has added three new members. The smallest of the African carnivores, dwarf mongooses live in tight-knit groups where the youngest rank highest.
http://www.bronxzoo.com Can you lift a 5-pound block of ice with your jaw? If you were a spotted hyena, like Kubwa and Kidogo, it’d be no problem. Their jaws can easily crush the bones of a prey animal in the wild. At the zoo, they use them to chomp through meat-cicles on warm summer days.
Http://www.bronxzoo.com See the spiny forest through the eyes of Vincent, the newest addition to the collared lemur family inside Madagascar!
http://www.bronxzoo.com New York’s cupcake craze has swept the Bronx Zoo—and the gorillas have a major sweet tooth! These tasty treats help kick off the zoo’s celebration of the tenth anniversary of Congo Gorilla Forest.
http://www.bronxzoo.com Inside Madagascar!, sifakas Chris and Philips baby arrived on Valentines Day. Naturally, he goes by Cupid. Though old enough to leap though the canopy, he still prefers a ride on moms back.
http://www.prospectparkzoo.com What a big baby! The Malagasy jumping rats pup is growing up fast, but this family unit will stay tight even after the baby is adult-size. In the wild, offspring often stay with their parents for two years.
http://www.bronxzoo.com A pair of aardvarks from Tanzania are exploring their new digs at the Bronx Zoo¹s Carter Giraffe Building. Discover why these curious creatures are also called ³earth pigs² and ³ant bears.²
http://www.bronxzoo.com When baby giraffe Margaret Abigail was born last February, she was a head above most mammals. The almost six-foot-tall calf could walk within minutes.
Times are tough for New York City¹s zoos and aquariums, and bartender and patron Harry and Louis are caught in the middle of a prickly situation. Please visit www.wcs.org, and tell City Hall we need their support!