Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo water bottle refill station
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
May 25, 2018 - 9:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Zoo has six new filtered water bottle filling stations for visitors to use. It's an effort conserve water and reduce waste. Water bottle filling stations are at various locations on the zoo's campus. "We are really encouraging our guests to bring...
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Water Is Life: Red Panda Pass and Otter Falls
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
May 23, 2018 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Water may have been the focal point at the Philadelphia Zoo's new exhibit opening, but it was hard to ignore the cute critters taking a dip in the new lagoons. The exhibit, called "Water Is Life: Red Panda Pass and Otter Falls," opened Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting...
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Clarke Schools' second annual Listening Walk
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 20, 2018 - 12:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The sounds of the Philadelphia Zoo came to life for a special group of kids. More than 1,000 people, including many children who are deaf or hard of hearing, took part in Clarke Schools' third annual Listening Walk scavenger hunt at the zoo. "There's 10 posts setup...
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Philly Zoo Autism Awareness Day
Photo credit: Kimberly Adams
Kimberly Adams
April 08, 2018 - 2:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- April is Autism Awareness Month. And on Sunday, the Philadelphia Zoo was the backdrop for a huge celebration. "I'm gonna meet Tigger today." Thirty-two-year-old Ben Kofsky was excited about hanging out with Winnie the Pooh. Ben joined hundreds of others who took part...
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American Toad sitting in the shallow water singing for a mate.
Molly Daly
March 31, 2018 - 8:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On warm nights in the city's Upper Roxborough section, American Toads make the trek from the woods of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education to an old reservoir nearby. Dr. Carlos Martinez, a Philadelphia Zoo Amphibian Conservation Biologist, says these...
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