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November 14, 2019
Two Red Panda Cubs Make Public Debut At Prospect Park Zoo
Two red panda cubs (Ailurus fulgens refulgens) are making their public debut at WCS’s Prospect Park Zoo. The pair of male cubs were born over the summer in their indoor den where their mother, Willow, has been caring for them. They are now old enough to venture outside to explore their habitat. Adult red pandas have reddish-brown and black coats that serve as camouflage in the wild. Panda cubs are born much lighter in color and have a very soft, plush coat. Their color darkens as they matu...
May 23, 2019
Two Rare Andean Bear Cubs Debut at Queens Zoo
QUEENS, NY – May 23, 2019 – Two Andean bear cubs (Tremarctos ornatus) born at the Queens Zoo are ready to make their New York City debut. The cubs, one female and one male, were born in January to mother, Nicole (6), and father, Bouba (8). After spending several weeks in their den bonding with their mother, they have now started venturing into the zoo’s outdoor habitat. Queens Zoo animal care staff have named the cubs Brienne and Benny, and are closely monitoring their health a...
July 17, 2017
Shadow of a Cub Brings More Hope for Tigers in Russia
VLADIVOSTOK (July 17, 2017)
A photograph just released by PROO Tiger Center provides further evidence that tigers are re-colonizing lost habitat in Russia.