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Red Panda Ready for Visitors at Pittsburgh Zoo

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium's female red panda—the first one to call Pittsburgh "home"—made her first public appearance in the Asian Forest exhibit on April 5th. She has been behind the scenes for nearly two years after making her trip from the Red River Zoo in North Dakota.

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Pittsburgh Zoo Loses Unique Komodo Dragon

The komodo dragon, a reptile quite a bit longer than the average grown man's height, was one of my personal favorite creatures on visits

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Kids Get Lessons on Life from Wild African Dogs

A group of inner-city kids is learning about African painted dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo.

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Zoo Tigers Are Ambassadors for Dwindling Wild Population

This is what the Chinese call the Year of the Tiger, but there's not much to celebrate among those who care for the big cats.

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A Loveable Face Threatened by Warming

They're big and white and popular with zoogoers, but they may be headed to the endangered species list.

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