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Diatribe: “Happy Valentine’s Day. I Named A Roach For You”

Singles Awareness Day is just around the corner and the world is awash in all things red and pink.  What used to be a day set aside for gentlemen to bring their special ladies a box of chocolates or a bouquet of flowers has turned into a national holiday of enormous proportions … a marketing extravaganza to bridge the gap between Superbowl Sunday and March Madness.  264 more words

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Hapless romantic? Name a roach after your ex for Valentine's

NEW YORK (AP) — This Valentine’s Day, name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after your ex – or mother-in-law – or a loved one who’s an incredibly good sport. 116 more words

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Bronx Zoo Calling On 'Hopeless Romantics' To Name A Roach For Valentine’s Day

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Calling all hopeless romantics: The Bronx Zoo has an offer you can’t refuse.

This Valentine’s Day, you can name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after your ex, mother-in-law or a loved one who’s an incredibly good sport. 242 more words

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Cinderella Story for an Orphaned Tiger Cub

Wildlife Extra has published an article about Zolushka (whose release and subsequent progress I documented via Zolushka’s Release and the related comments).

Animal Rights

Gameosity Puts Down the Dice and Puts on Their Running Shoes

Every year the Bronx Zoo hosts the Run for the Wild (RFTW) which is a 5k race to support wildlife conservation around the world. This year RTFW is supporting gorillas and Team Gameosity is ready to run. 250 more words

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Grizzly Bears Betty And Veronica Make First Public Appearance At Central Park Zoo

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – It’s frigid outside but Central Park Zoo newcomers Betty and Veronica find their new quarters quite cozy.

The grizzly bears are making their first public appearance on Friday. 351 more words

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