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Crews Hard At Work On New Exhibit At Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is set to reopen after six weeks of being closed for maintenance and construction.

But, crews are hard at work working on a brand new exhibit. 295 more words

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Feds To Pittsburgh Zoo: Stop Using Dogs To Control Elephants

“The manager also reported the dogs’ having bitten the elephants doing the course of their work,” the report said. A television news clip from May, which was verified by zoo officials, “showed the elephants exhibiting signs of distress when charged by one of the dogs, including ear flapping, trumpeting, and turning and running away,” the report said. 593 more words

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Baby Zebras Get Special Training At Pittsburgh Zoo

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Zoo is preparing to debut two 1-year-old baby zebras, which came from a breeder in Pennsylvania.

But first, the zoo wants to make the zebras as comfortable as possible in their new environment – so they brought in a special trainer. 213 more words

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