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LOOK: Twin Snow Leopard Cubs Debut At Central Park Zoo

| Posted 11.04.2013 | New York

By Ben Fractenberg MANHATTAN — Two frisky snow leopards born at the Central Park Zoo this summer made their public debut Monday. The twin cubs, ...

PHOTO: When A Cat Stopped Traffic In 1925

Posted 10.24.2013 | New York

Nearly a century before the subway kittens became the subway kittens, police showed compassion for another pair of city felines trying to cross a bust...

PHOTOS: Subway Kittens Find New Home In Brooklyn!

Posted 10.24.2013 | New York

Arthur and August, the two kittens who were found on the New York City subway tracks in August, have found a new home with a young, married couple in ...

WATCH: Another Horse Carriage Accident

| Posted 09.26.2013 | New York

By Aidan Gardiner COLUMBUS CIRCLE — A horse-drawn carriage lost control and flipped onto its side in the middle of Columbus Circle traffic Thursd...

WATCH: A Whale Of A View

| Posted 09.25.2013 | New York

ROCKAWAY BEACH — A trio of whales — possibly humpbacks — has spent the last two weeks off the coast of Queens, feasting on local fish, playing i...

PHOTOS: About That Duck In The Subway

Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

A lone duck spotted inside the uptown N/R station at 23rd Street on Monday in New York was, of course, part of a marketing campaign. The folks at ...

WATCH: Central Park's Beloved Polar Bear Remembered In Song

Posted 09.16.2013 | New York

Gus, the beloved Central Park Zoo polar bear who died last month, was famous for his apparent depression. His death inspired musician Marc Philipp...

WATCH: Snow Leopard Cub Makes His Bronx Debut

Posted 08.27.2013 | New York

Leo, the snow leopard orphaned from Pakistan in 2005, recently welcomed his first cub to the Bronx Zoo. Zoo officials have cared for the unnamed ma...

PHOTOS: Dead Shark Found On Subway

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.07.2013 | New York

New Yorkers are all too familiar with bizarre encounters aboard the city's subway system. But a dead shark? Update from the MTA: Around 12:30 a...

Doggy Frozen Yogurt Cart Debuts in City Parks This Weekend

DNAinfo.com | Posted 05.24.2013 | New York

UPPER WEST SIDE — Frozen treats specially made to keep dogs cool will debut this weekend with the city's first Mr Softee-style truck for pooches. ...

Tales From New Yorkers And Their Pets

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 05.09.2013 | New York

He looked at me. I looked at him. He looked at me again. And then he jumped. My cat's leash and harness, I realized then, were conveniently in my h...

PHOTOS: NYC's Guide Dogs

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York

As a blind woman in Queens seeks the perfect canine companion, an elite training school prepares pups for the toughest assignment they’ll ever recei...

WATCH: Whale Spotted Near NYC

Posted 05.02.2013 | New York

A humpback whale was spotted swimming near the Rockaways Thursday by flyfishing enthusiast Brendan McCarthy, who captured the sighting on video. Wh...

WATCH: Dog Shot By NYPD Rallies Animal Advocates

Posted 05.14.2013 | New York

A pit bull shot and wounded by a NYPD officer in Staten Island is receiving some needed support from outraged animal advocates. Two-year-old Baby...

PHOTOS: DOLPHIN STRANDED IN GOWANUS CANAL!

Posted 01.25.2013 | New York

A stranded dolphin could be seen swimming in the Gowanus Canal Friday. [SCROLL DOWN FOR UPDATES] Gothamist reports the dolphin, first spotted Fr...

Beached Whale To Be Buried In Breezy Point

| Posted 12.28.2012 | New York

By Paul DeBenedetto, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer BREEZY POINT — The beached whale that died in Breezy Point will be buried on the beach it washed ...

NYC's Beached Whale Is Dead

| Posted 12.28.2012 | New York

By Paul DeBenedetto, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer BREEZY POINT — A beached whale that was discovered in Breezy Point Wednesday appears to have died,...

PHOTOS: 'Doggupy' Union Square

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.07.2012 | New York

A group of courageous dogs and pet owners gathered in Union Square Tuesday to march alongside their pitched tents, with posters and megaphones in hand...