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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


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


Missing Teen Barbara Baker Found in Marion | WSILTV | Local News

MARION — The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office says a 13-year-old girl reported missing Monday night has been located.

Investigators say Barbara Baker was found safe around 4 p.m. 11 more words


Sheriff's Office Asks for Help Finding Missing Teen Barbara Baker | WSILTV | Local News

MARION — The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing teen.

Barbara J. Baker, 13, was reported missing Monday night.

According to the sheriff’s office, Barbara’s mother dropped her off at Huck’s on E. 39 more words


Elephant poaching is over the roof

This malaphor combines two expressions concerning high numbers –  “through the roof” (increasing very quickly) and “over the top”.  Barbara Baker, President and CEO of the… 36 more words


Boy Killed In Fall, Mauling At Pennsylvania Zoo Exhibit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A young boy visiting the Pittsburgh zoo with his mother and friends was killed Sunday when he somehow got over a railing and then fell about 14 feet into an exhibit that’s home to a pack of African painted dogs, who pounced on the boy and mauled him, zoo officials said. 447 more words