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Get a Bird’s-Eye View of the Philadelphia Zoo From Its New Zip Line and Ropes Course

My oh my, what a wonderful day: The Philadelphia Zoo is getting a zip line. Yes, on Tuesday, May 7th, the zoo’s debuting a new […]

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Urban Green, the Philadelphia Zoo’s New Beer Garden, Is Now Open

Over the weekend, the Philadelphia Zoo debuted Urban Green, its new dining space. The outdoor food marketplace, designed by Groundswell Design Group — the folks behind […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: OMG, Zoo Keys Are Back!

Somewhere in our house, we’ve still got it: the elephant-shaped Zoo Key we bought on our third-grade field trip to the Philadelphia Zoo. The key you […]

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Escaped Zoo Peacocks That Caused Scene on I-76 Are Still on the Lam

Four peacocks with a taste for adventure caused quite a scene on I-76 on Wednesday evening when they stopped traffic after escaping from the grounds […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: A Tiny Tiger’s Reprieve

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Philadelphia Zoo Announces Successful Emergency Gorilla Birth

After 24 painstaking hours, Kira was still in labor at the Philadelphia Zoo. Staff had noticed that the 17-pound Western lowland gorilla was in the […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Coldilocks Had a Birthday

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It’s Official: The Zoo’s Baby Gorilla Has a Name

With overwhelming interest and participation in naming our newborn gorilla, the global community has voted to name the newborn “Amani” honoring an orphaned gorilla at […]

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The Philadelphia Zoo Says You Can’t Name Its New Gorilla Harambe

When the Philadelphia Zoo debuted its new baby Gorilla in late August, it enlisted the help of social media to pick her name. The people spoke. Harambe, they said. […]

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Philadelphia Zoo Debuts New Baby Gorilla

Aww! The Philadelphia Zoo today unveiled its new baby gorilla to the public. If you can believe it, this baby animal is pretty cute. The […]

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Where All The Animals Are: Find Out With New Philly Zoo App

In addition to having a beer at the Philadelphia Zoo, visitors can now track the whereabouts of their favorite aardvark, lynx, or spider monkey. So instead […]

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From the Dept. of Terrible Ideas: Alcohol at the Philadelphia Zoo

It seems that everywhere you go in Philly these days, a beer garden or other alcohol-serving “pop-up” is oh-so-conveniently nearby. You can have a drink […]

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The Philadelphia Zoo Is Opening a Beer Garden

You can now drink at the zoo. The Philadelphia Zoo began selling alcohol at two stands, Tiger Terrace and Eagle’s Roost, on Memorial Day weekend. […]

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After Cincinnati Gorilla Killing, Philly Zoo Vows to Review Protocol

The Philadelphia Zoo will hold a meeting to review safety procedures following the incident at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden this past weekend, Andy Baker, the zoo’s […]

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WATCH: Philadelphia Zoo Unveils Baby Lemurs

Four baby black-and-white ruffed lemurs went on display this week at the Philadelphia Zoo’s PECO Primate Reserve. Together with their parents, Huey and Kiaka, the […]