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 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 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

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