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Where to Get Your Pet’s Photo Taken With Santa

This Christmas, even your furry babies can visit with Saint Nick. The annual Santa Paws event returns to Palomar Hotel on December 12th, for pets to meet Santa […]

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PHOTOS: Meet the Adorable Baby Red Pandas at Philadelphia Zoo

Photographer HughE Dillon did us a solid this morning by going to the Philadelphia Zoo to take photos of the two brand new baby red pandas. Today was the first […]

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Red Panda Cubs Debuting Tomorrow at Philadelphia Zoo

Two red panda cubs that were born this summer will get their grand debut tomorrow morning at the Philadelphia Zoo. At 10:30 am on November […]


VIDEOS: Zebras on the Loose in West Philadelphia

A video posted by Lee➰Lee (@exact_lee) on Nov 15, 2015 at 11:45am PST Zebras escaped from the UniverSoul Circus today and ran loose through West […]

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Planet’s Largest Known Tarantula Coming to Academy of Natural Sciences

Shut down this page right now, arachnophobes, or risk not resting easy from around February to May of next year. That’s how long Drexel’s Academy […]

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Equality PA’s Ted Martin Tapped For State Business Diversity Commission

Equality PA’s Executive Director Ted Martin will be part of a new commission established by Governor Wolf to improve diverse small business participation in the […]

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Cat Cafes Are a Really Stupid Idea

News that a second cat café is opening in Philly has made me goggle anew at human stupidity. For most of my life, I’ve had […]

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Podcast Explores Wildlife You Wouldn’t Expect to Find in Philly and Beyond

It may be hard to believe, but urban wildlife extends far beyond subway rats and cockroaches. Local nature nuts, Billy (aka Bernard) Brown and Tony Croasdale, […]

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Holy Sea Cow! Manatee Spotted in Delaware River

The waters of the Delaware River received an unexpected guest this past week. A manatee, the large marine mammal known to thrive in warmer waters, […]

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5 Coolest Things About the Cape May County Zoo

Trip Advisor recently released its annual list of the best zoos in the world, based on average user ratings. The San Diego Zoo ranked first […]

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Cat Acrobats Are Coming to Philadelphia

Do you like acrobatic stunts but can’t deal with watching humans fling themselves a hundred feet in the air? You’re in luck: The Acro-Cats are […]

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Treat Your Pooch to the Dog Days of Summer Festival in Chestnut Hill

Our canine companions have shed their winter coats and are so eager to get out; they may just paw down the front door. Take them […]

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Will Philly’s Cat Cafe Offer Yoga?

We’re sure you’ve heard the news that Philly could be getting its very own cat cafe, right? In case you’re one of those fascinating people […]

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Michael Vick’s Camp Still Sensitive About the Whole Dog Torture Thing

It has been six years since Michael Vick walked out of federal prison, where he was locked up for his involvement in a dogfighting conspiracy, […]

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WATCH: Cop Helps Philly Rapper Free a Cat Trapped in His Car

The folks over on the Philadelphia Reddit page dug up a video posted yesterday of a local cop helping Philly battle rapper Uncle Nate free […]