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WCS Run for the Wild At the Bronx Zoo
Media B-Roll from TODAY: (Courtesy: Bronx Zoo) Media Photos from TODAY: (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS; or Joe Golden ©WCS) Bronx, N.Y. – March 24, 2021 – The WCS Run for the Wild was back at the Bronx Zoo today. The spring tradition was held virtually in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the event was reimagined for 2021 to meet city and state social distancing, safety, and capacity protocols. More than 4,100 took par...
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WCS Run for the Wild Returns to the Bronx Zoo - Saturday, April 24, 2021
2019 WCS Run for the Wild 2019 Photos: (credit as labeled © WCS)   2019 B-roll video: (credit © WCS) Bronx, N.Y. – March 3, 2021 – Registration is now open for the 13th annual Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Run for the Wild run/walk at the Bronx Zoo. The spring tradition was held virtually in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the event has been reimagined for 2021 to meet city and state social distancing and capacit...
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Bronx Zoo Welcomes American White Pelican  With a Big Personality and Bigger Story
B-Roll Video: Credit: © WCS                Credit: © Texas State Aquarium  Press Photos: Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS Credit: © Texas State Aquarium Bronx, NY – Feb. 24, 2021 – One of the newest residents at the Bronx Zoo is an American white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) named Amos. His bold personality and friendly demeanor wil...
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For Valentine’s Day: The Original ‘Name-a-Roach’ Returns for 10th Year
BRONX, NY – Jan. 17, 2021 – BRONX, NY – Jan. XX, 2021 – Since 2011 the Bronx Zoo has been offering the only Valentine’s Day gift that will last forever – the original Name-a-Roach. For the past decade, the Bronx Zoo offers the opportunity to symbolically name its 10,000-plus giant Madagascar hissing cockroaches. The tongue-in-cheek Valentine’s Day gift comes with a colorful certificate emailed to your loved one announcing that a cockroach has been named ...
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Campaign Against Bronx Zoo Rejected by Five-Justice Panel
Bronx, Dec 17, 2020 –  The following statement was released today by the Bronx Zoo: “Today, the Bronx Zoo won again in the courts. So did common sense. The Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department rejected the NonHuman Rights Project’s (NhRP) erroneous arguments in its lawsuit against the Bronx Zoo seeking to expand the writ of habeas corpus to apply to Happy, one of the Bronx Zoo’s Asian elephants. The NhRP sought to have...
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Pandemic Will Not Cancel WCS Zoos and Aquarium Annual Toy Drive
Bronx, NY – Dec. 4, 2020 ––  The Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) zoos and aquarium – the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and NY Aquarium –are continuing the holiday tradition of an annual toy drive, now in its 11th year, even through the pandemic. This year’s toy drive will look a little different but it will ensure families will receive toys during the holidays. The parks will accept toys purchased in their stores b...
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“How Do You S’more?”  Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights Tradition Just Got Sweeter
PHOTOS AND VIDEO:Gourmet S’mores B-Roll and Promo:’mores at Holiday Lights B-Roll: Lights Event B-Roll: S’mores Photos: credits: Julie Larsen Maher © WCSBronx, NY – November 10, 2020 – The Bronx Zoo’s Holiday Lights tradition just got even sweeter as the zoo’s “How Do You S’more...
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Video: Bronx Zoo Animals in Beautiful Fall Foliage
Bronx, NY - Nov. 5, 2020 - The animals at the Bronx Zoo look especially majestic against the colorful backdrop of the forest setting in fall. Check out this video:  
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Holiday Lights to Return to the Bronx Zoo
Bronx, NY – Sept. 24, 2020 – Nothing can keep New York down when it comes to being the holiday capital of the world – and this year is no different. The Bronx Zoo’s Holiday Lights, a family-favorite holiday light experience, will be back starting November 20, bringing New Yorkers much-needed joy for the winter season. Holiday Lights will be on select dates from November 20 to January 10 with a WCS member preview November 17-19. Tickets for Holiday Lights must be purchased...
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Bronx Zoo's BOO at the ZOO is ON!
Bronx, NY – Sept. 11, 2020 – Summer may be coming to a close, but the Bronx Zoo’s BOO at the ZOO is back. The Halloween-themed event is a family favorite for New Yorkers and a tradition that marks the beginning of fall with seasonal activities for all ages. Boo at the Zoo begins Thursday, October 1 and will welcome Halloween revelers each Thursday through Sunday until November 1 (including Monday, October 12). Activities will include traditional favorites such as daily magic an...
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