Philadelphia Zoo provides creative medical care to help flamingo chick heal

-Courtesy of Philadelphia Zoo and Aversa PR On July 12th, a fuzzy flamingo chick hatched at Philadelphia Zoo, the first flamingo to hatch at the Zoo in more than 20 years!  Named Flaco (which was later changed to Flaca after she was confirmed to be a female), the chick seemed to be doing well, behaving and growing normally. However, in late August, keepers and veterinary … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo provides creative medical care to help flamingo chick heal

Philadelphia Zoo presents annual Boo at the Zoo Halloween Extravaganza this October

-Courtesy of Aversa PR & Events Philadelphia Zoo (3400 West Girard Avenue) announces the return of Boo at the Zoo Presented by Chase. This top annual Halloween extravaganza will return to America’s first Zoo for three enchanting weekends, on October 16 to 18, October 23 to 25, and October 30 to November 1, 2020, from 10:00am to 4:00pm each day. Get ready for some tricks … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo presents annual Boo at the Zoo Halloween Extravaganza this October

Philadelphia Zoo will be open Friday to Sunday starting this Fall

-Courtesy of Aversa PR & Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo announced today plans to open to guests and members on Friday through Sunday beginning September 7th. “We took a concentrated look at the visitation patterns of our guests and members since reopening in July and have realized that it makes the most sense to be open Friday through Sunday. This allows people to schedule their visits … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo will be open Friday to Sunday starting this Fall

Philadelphia Zoo sets date to reopen to the public, tickets go on sale this week

Courtesy of Aversa Public Relations and Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo is set to reopen to the public on Thursday, July 9th. “We are thrilled to welcome our members and guests back to the Zoo,” says Vikram H. Dewan, the Zoo’s President and CEO.  “On the first visit back, guests will find that some of the procedures look a bit different, but with more than 1300 … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo sets date to reopen to the public, tickets go on sale this week

Philadelphia Zoo launches limited edition shirts to help spring back from global crisis

-Courtesy of Aversa PR and Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo wants to update your stay-at-home workday and home-school fashion with a colorful and eye-catching new collection of apparel that will fund the Zoo’s Spring Back Fund. Show your support for Philadelphia Zoo on those Zoom and Skype calls while you social distance with a new limited edition t-shirt and hoodie line that will support the vital … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo launches limited edition shirts to help spring back from global crisis

Philadelphia Zoo celebrates Mother’s Day with news of new moms and their babies

-Courtesy of Aversa PR and Philadelphia Zoo This Mother’s Day, Philadelphia Zoo (3400 Girard Ave) will honor all of its animal moms living at the Zoo. Spring is in the air and the Zoo welcomes many new babies making this a very special year for the Zoo. The Zoo is proud to introduce the following new babies and their Moms, including Black and White Ruffed … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo celebrates Mother’s Day with news of new moms and their babies

Philadelphia Zoo Launches Free New Interactive, Online Learning Program Philly Zoo to You

-Courtesy of Aversa PR and the Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo, the region’s largest living classroom, is happy to announce the launch of Philly Zoo to You, an interactive online learning program featuring a direct line to Zoo experts to answer science questions creating a deeper connection to wildlife discovery. With so many parents and students at home working together to complete online learning activities, Philly … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo Launches Free New Interactive, Online Learning Program Philly Zoo to You

Philadelphia Zoo invites public to help choose the name for the sloth bear cub

-image of cub and Kayla courtesy of Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo announced it is enlisting the help of the public to choose a name for its new sloth bear cub. Selecting from a list of names developed by the cub’s keepers, voters can pick their favorite name for the infant.  Born on December 11th, the cub is doing well, growing rapidly, and has become quite … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo invites public to help choose the name for the sloth bear cub

New to the Zoo: Food, LEGOS, and the Return of the Zoo Key

You’ve probably all heard by now- some exciting, new things are now at the Philadelphia Zoo. So, here’s a quick recap courtesy of Thursday morning’s media preview and ribbon cutting of everything you and your family can discover this season at America’s oldest zoo. 1. Urban Green  This open-air food court is the perfect spot for a break from exploring the zoo. Three permanent food … Continue reading New to the Zoo: Food, LEGOS, and the Return of the Zoo Key