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Leaping Lizards! Zoo Welcomes Seven Rare Hatchlings

Congratulations are in order for the Staten Island Zoo!  They recently announced the successful hatch of seven Chinese Crocodile Lizards.  The little lizards are about the length of three pennies but they represent a huge contribution to their species.  88 more words

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Mayor Bill De Blasio Ducks Dead Groundhog Questions

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is declining to discuss the groundhog that died a week after slipping from his grasp.

The Staten Island Zoo confirmed last week that the rodent died seven days after this year’s Groundhog Day ceremony. 331 more words


Bill de Blasio Drops the Subject of Dropped Staten Island Groundhog

Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped the topic of his possibly fatal fumble of Staten Island Chuck faster than…well, a groundhog.

“I found out as all of you found out,” Mr. 525 more words

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Shadow of doubt cast on groundhog's tragic death

Who could have predicted that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s media honeymoon would end with him fumbling a groundhog?

The Staten Island Zoo rodent named ‘Chuck’ died last February, a week after wriggling from the mayor’s hands during a Groundhog Day celebration and plummeting to the ground. 418 more words

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Did Mayor de Blasio kill groundhog Staten Island Chuck?

NEW YORK (AP/PIX11) - The rodent that escaped New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s grasp during this year’s Groundhog Day ceremony reportedly died a week after the fall. 131 more words

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A Groundhog is Dead, but the Post Reveals Gender Switch Is 'Biggest Secret of All'

The New York Post’s morning exclusive alleging that the groundhog dropped by Mayor Bill de Blasio on February 2 died just a week later is already being hailed as a possible… 355 more words

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Groundhog That Slipped Out Of Mayor De Blasio's Hands Died A Week Later

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The groundhog that slipped out of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s hands and fell during the Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony in February died a week after the fall. 918 more words