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Bronx Zoo Veterinarians Use Innovative Technique to Monitor Cardiac Function in Geladas
The Bronx Zoo’s Zoological Health Program veterinarians and Mammalogy Department curators have implemented a cutting-edge technology designed for humans to help them monitor and treat cardiac issues in geladas (Theropithecus gelada). “The Bronx Zoo is recognized worldwide for its leadership in the care and welfare of its animals,” said Jim Breheny, WCS Executive Vice President and Bronx Zoo Director. “We often consult with medical doctors and specialists to explore treatm...
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Bronx Zoo Debuts Gelada Baby

Bronx, NY – Oct. 4, 2017 – A baby gelada (Theropithecus gelada) has made its public debut at the Bronx Zoo.   The Bronx Zoo is the only zoo in the U.S. breeding geladas and is one of only two that exhibit the species. The baby was born on August 30. At only four weeks old, the infant is still clinging to mom and drawing a lot of attention from the rest of the family unit. Altogether, the group is made up of one adult male, three adult females, two juveniles, and the baby.

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North American Porcupine Born at WCS’s Bronx Zoo
Bronx, NY – June 9, 2016 – Attached photos: A baby North American porcupine was born April 24 at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo and is on exhibit with its family in the Children’s Zoo which was newly renovated in 2015.
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Bronx Zoo Baby Gorilla UPDATE
Bronx, NY – May 26, 2016 – The baby western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) born at the Bronx Zoo in 2014 and 2015 are a year older and ready for summer. Their playful interactions with their parents and one another give zoo visitors an opportunity to observe the family dynamics and see how their personalities have developed.
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