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Ice Jubilee Added to Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights
Holiday Lights is underway at the Bronx Zoo and the beloved holiday tradition is introducing the Ice Jubilee to the holiday light show that will include an Ice Bar for adults as well as a giant ice throne and slide for the perfect seasonal photo-op. Ice Jubilee festivities will run from December 20 to 31 (except Dec. 24 and 25). Holiday revelers can take photos siting upon an oversized throne made completely of ice or take a ride down the 20-foot ice slide. Visitors over 21 years old can take a ...
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Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights Returns
As one of New York City’s greatest holiday traditions and for the first time since 2007, the Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights will return in 2019 during the most festive time of the year with dazzling light displays that will cover and sparkle acres of the zoo. Visitors will be able to walk-through the zoo to experience wildlife-themed LED displays, custom Asian lanterns, animated light shows on the historic Astor Court and more. “We are bringing an updated version of a beloved holiday tradi...
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Bronx Zoo Debuts Pack of Endangered Dhole
A pack of three male dhole (Cuon alpinus), a species of Asiatic wild dog, has debuted at the Bronx Zoo and can be seen in their new habitat adjacent to the Himalayan Highlands. The three dholes are siblings that were born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in 2016. Exhibit times may vary while the animals acclimate to their new home. “We chose to renovate and repurpose the polar bear exhibit to create a dhole habitat that will give us the opportunity to educate and inspire our guests about a...
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It’s Time for BOO at the ZOO
The Bronx Zoo is once again celebrating the coming of fall with a Halloween tradition that has become a family favorite for New Yorkers and tourists alike.  Boo at the Zoo returns to the Bronx on weekends starting Saturday, September 28 through Sunday, November 3 (including Columbus Day, October 14). Boo at the Zoo activities will include traditional favorites such as daily magic shows, costume parades, professional pumpkin carving demos, crafts, the spooky extinct animal graveyard, and muc...
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Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights: Discounts on Advance Tickets Available NOW
With the return of one of New York City’s greatest holiday traditions during the most festive time of the year, the Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights is offering advance tickets sales providing guests the opportunity to save big. Between now and Sept. 15, Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights tickets purchased online will be discounted by 30 percent; 40 percent for members. Plan for the busy season in advance then celebrate the holiday season with an enchanting adventure for the entire family. For the first tim...
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Holiday Lights to Return to the Bronx Zoo
Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo will return bigger, brighter, and greener than ever before. The zoo is bringing back the holiday tradition for the first time since 2007. The dazzling light displays will cover several acres of the zoo in a walk-through experience with wildlife-themed LED displays, custom Asian lanterns, and animated light shows on the historic Astor Court.Entertainment will include holiday-themed music, ice carving demonstrations, caroling, performances, ice carving, train rides,...
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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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MEDIA PREVIEW Dinosaur Safari at the Bronx Zoo - April 11
Dinosaurs will be making a big comeback this summer at the Bronx Zoo. Dinosaur Safari – the biggest, most realistic dinosaur ride in America. Members of the media are invited to preview the experience on Thursday, April 11 from 10a-2p. The experience will open to the public on Friday, April 19. The immersive experience will take adventurers on a ride through a two-acre wooded area of the Bronx Zoo where 40 ultra-realistic, life-sized animatronic dinosaurs lurk   Featured din...
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Dinosaur Safari to Make a (Pre)Historic Return to The Bronx Zoo
Dinosaurs will be making a big comeback this summer at the Bronx Zoo. Dinosaur Safari – the biggest, most realistic dinosaur ride in America – will open to the public on Friday, April 19.  The immersive experience will take adventurers on a ride through a two-acre wooded area of the Bronx Zoo where 40 ultra-realistic, life-sized animatronic dinosaurs lurk   Featured dinosaur species include two massive 40 foot long Tyrannosaurus rex , a favorite species in popular cult...
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A Valentine to Remember… Forever!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and the Bronx Zoo is once again offering the only gift that will be around longer than anyone – the original Name-a-Roach is back. The Bronx Zoo is offering the opportunity to symbolically name its 50,000-plus giant Madagascar hissing cockroaches for Valentine’s Day 2019. The tongue-in-cheek gift comes with a colorful certificate emailed to your loved one announcing that a cockroach has been named in his or her honor.

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