Six new penguins (three male and three female) with cool "hairstyles" are now part of the Central Park Zoo's Polar Circle exhibit; the macaroni penguins feature distinctive yellow-feathered heads. [ more › ]
Sad news came in late yesterday as it was announced that Ida, one of the Central Park Zoo's polar bears, was euthanized Friday at age 25 (allegedly living 7 years longer than a polar bear in the wild). She had been in the park since...
Gus, the beloved Central Park Zoo polar bear whose "depression" made headlines, died at age 27 yesterday. [ more › ]
For the first time since the 1950s, The Bronx Zoo is showing off the badass predator above—the Komodo dragon. The zoo now has three Komodos, two female and one male, in the new "Amazing Monitors" exhibit. [ more › ]
As we mourn the death of Gus the Central Park Zoo polar bear, there's news about the future of the polar bear exhibit: It seems it may not have polar bears in the future. [ more › ]