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Pittsburgh Zoo

Feds To Zoo: Stop Using Dogs To Control Elephants

AP | By JOE MANDAK | Posted 02.02.2015 | Green

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The federal government has ordered the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium to have its human handlers stop using cattle dogs to caus...

2-Year-Old Bled Out In Mauling At Zoo

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 11.06.2012 | Crime

PITTSBURGH -- The medical examiner's office says a 2-year-old boy who died in the Pittsburgh zoo's African wild dog exhibit bled to death after he was...

Boy Dies After Falling Into Zoo Exhibit

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 01.04.2013 | Green

PITTSBURGH — A 2-year-old boy visiting the Pittsburgh zoo was killed Sunday morning when he fell off a railing that his mother had put him on to...

Baby Gorilla Arrives At Pittsburgh Zoo

AP | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Zoo has a new baby gorilla in its midst. Zoo officials say 15-year-old Moka gave birth last week aft...

Alligator On Pennsylvania Shore Won't Be Left To 'Succumb To The Cold Weather'

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Green

SLICKVILLE, Pa. -- Zoo officials plan to set up a trap in hopes of capturing an alligator that's been spotted on the shores of a Pittsburgh-area reser...

America's First Elephant Sperm Bank Set To Open

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Weird News

PITTSBURGH — Zoo officials trying to establish North America's first elephant sperm bank have been slowed by bureaucratic hurdles but hope South...

WATCH: Baby Tigers Meet The Public

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Two wide-eyed tiger cubs met the public last week at the Pittsburgh Zoo. The cubs are both eight weeks old and healthy. Weighing in at fifteen poun...