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.
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.
See the spiny forest through the eyes of Vincent, the newest addition to the collared lemur family inside Madagascar!
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.
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.
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
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!
Lion parents Sukari and M'wasi have their paws fill with Moxie, the first cub, whose name says it all. Moxie is also the first lion cub born at the Bronx Zoo in more than 30 years.
Celebrate Earth Month by trotting, slithering, waddling or hopping to the Bronx Zoo and participating in the 5k Run for the Wild on Saturday, April 25th, 2009, to benefit the Wildlife Conservation Society. For more information, to sign up or make a donation, please go to: www.wcsrunforthewild.org
The New York Aquarium’s fourth annual harbor seal count tallied 20 seals in the shadow of the Verazanno-Narrows Bridge. Curator Paul Sieswerda explains what this sighting means for New York Harbor.
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