• 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.”

  • Roosevelt Elk Calf Debuts

    July 23, 2014

    A Roosevelt elk calf born at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo has joined the rest of the herd on the zoo’s woodland habitat.

  • Porcupine Hops Boroughs

    May 27, 2014

    Making the move from the Bronx to Queens, a one-year-old North American porcupine has joined the historic aviary at the zoo.

  • A Small Addition

    May 16, 2014

    Introducing our newest addition, a baby pudu. A member of the world’s smallest deer species, the fawn weighed only one pound at birth. Come take a peek!

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