Topic: Bronx Zoo

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  • In Pictures Zoo babies

    A white tiger cub growls at the Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina, March 21, 2013. The cub's mother, Cleo, a captive Bengal white tiger, gave birth to two females and two males on Jan. 14.

  • Gallery It's pumpkin time!

    A pumpkin carved to look like Mike, a monster from the Disney-Pixar film 'Monsters Inc.' sits on display at Disneyland's Big Thunder Ranch on Oct. 12, where professional pumpkin carvers are creating original art daily through Nov. 20.

  • Conservationists uncover 'mother lode' of gorillas in Africa

    Bright Green Conservationists uncover 'mother lode' of gorillas in Africa

    A census in the north of the Republic of the Congo has discovered 125,000 previously uncounted western lowland gorillas, more than doubling the previous estimated worldwide population of the great ape subspecies.

  • Wild green Bronx

    Wild green Bronx

    The Bronx is blooming - and bursting with gardens, birds, and parks.

  • Now students take field trips online

    Now students take field trips online

    High fuel prices make virtual field trips popular with schools – but no substitute for the real thing.

  • In the Bronx, a class with conservation at its core

    In the Bronx, a class with conservation at its core

    At the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation, the zoo is more than a field trip – and fieldwork covers topics from temperate forests to river turbidity.