• High Achievers

    July 24, 2014

    In honor of National Zookeeper Week, we’re taking a look back at some of our early keepers. Many things have changed about the job since these dedicated folks were here, starting with the uniform. Others haven’t, including the qualities of a good keeper. As W. Reid Blair – the Bronx Zoo’s first full-time veterinarian and later director – wrote in 1901, successful keepers, “as a rule, are sympathetic and intelligent.”

  • Pretty Young Things

    May 30, 2014

    This spring lots of new faces have been popping up at our zoos. From some of the world’s largest reptiles to the smallest deer, there are new species delighting visitors across New York.

  • Make Way for Dragons

    May 23, 2014

    For the first time since the 1950s there are Komodo dragons in the Bronx! The world's largest lizards are on display in Zoo Center in the newly opened "Amazing Monitors" exhibit.

  • Cub Quartet

    May 1, 2014

    Meet Thulani, Ime, Bahati and Amara. Although they've been on exhibit for a year with mother Sukari and father Mwasi, faces like these deserve a formal introduction.

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