In the News Archive

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October 30 Oh my gourd! Adorable zoo animals play with Halloween pumpkins

Philadelphia inquirer  

October 28 At the Zoo, Halloween is for animals real - and not

Scientific American  

October 24  Good Dads Help Rare Haitian Frogs Breed in Captivity


October 24 FOX Fursday: 'Boo At The Zoo'


October 23 FYI Philly: Boo at the Zoo [Video download]

Philadelphia inquirer  

October 12 Pumpkin treats for zoo animals

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October 10 Pride event at Zoo back for fourth year


October 10 Penguins at the Philadelphia Zoo Show Their Happy Feet!


October 3 Zach at the Zoo with a Kangaroo


September 30 Philadelphia Zoo's new KidZooU designed to delight all kids, especially those with autism

Philadelphia inquirer  

September 29 Phila. Zoo experimenting with acupuncture


September 25 Otters Chase Kid around Aquarium


September 24 Zoo Life with Zach


September 24 Zoo Creates Children's Exhibit that Improves Accessibility


September 20 Snow Leopard Cubs Debut at Philadelphia Zoo


September 19 Snow Leopards Make Their Debut at Philadelphia Zoo


September 19 Snow Leopards Make Their Philadelphia Zoo Debut


September 16 Philadelphia Zoo nets $6M grant from William Penn Foundation


August 23 Unforgettable Zoos Everyone Should Visit


August 14 Two Baby Snow Leopard Cubs Undergo Surgery


August 13 Take A Spin: Philadelphia's Best Carousels


July 31 The Philadelphia Zoo is Going Wild for Wildlife Warriors!

  July 29 Philadelphia Zoo: How do Green Efforts Compare?
6abc   July 25 New gorilla Kira makes Philadelphia Zoo debut
  July 15 Ringing the dinner bell: Chow time at the Philadelphia Zoo [photos]
  July 10 Photo of Kira, Philadelphia Zoo's newest gorilla
  July 10 Philadelphia Zoo Gets a Female Gorilla For Its Endangered Species Breeding Program
New York Times   June 15 The Zoo’s incredible transformation plan is highlighted in the weekend edition. View it here

June 6 Philadelphia Zoo Announces the Birth of Snow Leopard Cubs


June 6 Philadelphia Zoo’s Snow Leopards Deliver Another Litter of Cubs

Boston Globe   June 1 KidZooU is featured in the Travel section of the weekend edition. View it here
parenting special needs   May/June 2013 KidZooU is featured as an accessible destination for special needs children – a result of its universal design elements. View it here.
Arrive   May/June 2013 KidZooU is highlighted in a city guide to Philadelphia. View it here.
GMA   May 29 Ginger Zee delivers the weather forecast live on location at KidZooU.View it here.
Courier Post   May 26 South Jersey Scene features KidZooU as a must-see family destination. View it here.
Where Magazine   May 2013 KidZooU is spotlighted in the guide to Philadelphia museums and attractions. View it here.
sojourner   April 2013 KidZooU is the cover story of the April issue. View it here.
KYW   April 2013 KidZooU’s public opening is featured.  View it here or listen to the broadcast.
Philadelphia Magazine   April 2013 KidZooU and the Zoo garage are highlighted in a Q&A with Zoo President and CEO, Vik Dewan. View it here.
6abc   April 13 The annual half-hour Zoo Special, with Cecily Tynan and Rick Williams, highlights KidZooU, the animal exploration system, traffic improvements and some animal favorites. View it here.
daily news   April 13 KidZooU was featured in the weekend edition of the Daily News along with a simultaneous feature highlighting our conservation efforts. View it here.
Philadelphia inquirer   April 13 Sunday's Inquirer features photos of the public opening of KidZooU. View it here.
Today Show   April 12 Jenna Wolfe visits KidZooU for a sneak preview. View it here.
Philadelphia inquirer   April 12 Cover story of the Inquirer’s weekend section. View it here.
6abc   April 8 Go behind the scenes at KidZooU to see the first group of children experience all it has to offer. View it here.
Philadelphia inquirer   April 7 A feature story on the new KidZooU was on the cover Sunday’s Inquirer. Staff writer Sandy Bauers details the exhibits interactive features, animals and universal design elements. View it here.