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Wildlife Conservation Society Launches 30-Day Plastics Challenge

Wildlife Conservation Society Launches 30-Day Plastics Challenge

In honor of World Oceans Day on June 8, the Wildlife Conservation Society launched a 30-Day Plastics Challenge for people to reduce the amount of plastic items that end up in our oceans.

New York Aquarium Announces Winners for Its Boardwalk Mural Contest

New York Aquarium Announces Winners for Its Boardwalk Mural Contest

New York Aquarium held a boardwalk mural contest and have announced the three winning designs to be installed in the new Education Hall along the Coney Island Boardwalk.

Andean Bear Cub Introduced at Queens Zoo

Andean Bear Cub Introduced at Queens Zoo

An Andean bear cub who was born in the winter at the Queens Zoo has made his public debut. This is the first Andean bear born in New York City.

Vote For the New York Aquarium’s Next Mural

Vote For the New York Aquarium’s Next Mural

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium needs your help in deciding what its next mural will be.

Spend the Night at the Queens Zoo

Spend the Night at the Queens Zoo

As part of the youth and family education programs at the Queens Zoo, families are invited to spend the night and explore the zoo after hours.

Long Island Game Farm Announces Opening Day

Long Island Game Farm Announces Opening Day

On April 13 the Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park and Children’s Zoo will officially open for its 48th season. The Manorville-based family attraction also released its spring 2017 schedule.

Animal Planet Gives a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Bronx Zoo

Animal Planet Gives a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Bronx Zoo

Animal Planet will soon premiere 'The Zoo,' which will give audiences an in-depth look behind the scenes at the Bronx Zoo.

The Queens Zoo Welcomes New Canada Lynx

The Queens Zoo Welcomes New Canada Lynx

A female Canada lynx recently arrived at the Wildlife Conservations Society’s Queens Zoo in Flushing.

Bronx Zoo to Add Zip Line and Nature Trek Adventure Course

Bronx Zoo to Add Zip Line and Nature Trek Adventure Course

The Bronx Zoo will be adding a zip line, kid-friendly adventure course, and more to its family-friendly attractions, opening in July.

National Geographic ENCOUNTER: Ocean Odyssey Coming to Times Square in Fall 2017

National Geographic ENCOUNTER: Ocean Odyssey Coming to Times Square in Fall 2017

New Yorkers will get a rare chance to journey through the depths of the ocean in a National Geographic entertainment experience opening fall 2017 in Times Square.

Bronx Zoo Sets World Record for Largest Origami Elephant Display

Bronx Zoo Sets World Record for Largest Origami Elephant Display

The Bronx Zoo made history today when it set the Guinness World Record for the largest origami elephant display in the world.

White Post Farms in Melville: Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, and Much More

White Post Farms in Melville: Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, and Much More

At White Post Farms in Nassau County, Long Island, kids can see exotic animals, jump into a giant sandbox, a train ride, and many more family activities.

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery Now Offering Fishing Birthday Parties

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery Now Offering Fishing Birthday Parties

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery is now offering fishing birthday parties, in which partygoers ages four and older can fish for 45 minutes.

Prospect Park and Queens Zoo Launch New Educational Quests Program

Prospect Park and Queens Zoo Launch New Educational Quests Program

Now families who visit Prospect Park Zoo and Queens Zoo can learn more about that work through the newly expanded WCS Quests experiential program.

When To Visit NYC's Museums, Zoos, and Gardens Admission Free

When To Visit NYC's Museums, Zoos, and Gardens Admission Free

When to catch free admission at NYC's children's museums, zoos, aquariums, and botanical gardens.

Prospect Park Zoo: Family Outing

Prospect Park Zoo: Family Outing

Prospect Park Zoo is home to a plethora of exotic animals and serves as an escape from the racing city life into the world of wildlife for families in Brooklyn.

Free-Flight Bird Show Set for Seven Weekends at Bronx Zoo

Free-Flight Bird Show Set for Seven Weekends at Bronx Zoo

“Birds in Flight,” presented by JetBlue, will return to the Bronx Zoo’s historic Astor Court for seven weekends beginning Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8.

Where to See Baby Animals in the New York City Area

Where to See Baby Animals in the New York City Area

Where to see the newest amimal additions to surrounding zoos and sweet baby animals in the New York area

Mystic Aquarium Announces New Frogs! Exhibit

Mystic Aquarium Announces New Frogs! Exhibit

frogs!—a 1,000 square foot exhibit featuring more than 30 different species of frogs and other amphibians from around the world—is set to open over Memorial Day weekend 2016.

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo: Family Outing

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo: Family Outing

Beardsley Zoo in Connecticut offers visitors of all ages the chance to experience nature with year-round family-friendly programming that emphasizes education, conservation, and fun.

QUIZ: What’s Your Perfect New York Family Activity?

QUIZ: What’s Your Perfect New York Family Activity?

Do you and your kids prefer hikes in the woods, or exotic meals? Outings to the art museum or the Empire State Building? Take this quiz to discover your ideal NYC-area family activities.

Prospect Park Zoo Welcomes New Hamadryas Baboon Baby

Prospect Park Zoo Welcomes New Hamadryas Baboon Baby

A Hamadryas baboon was born to mother, Kaia and father, Bole on October 22.

Red Panda Cubs Introduced at Prospect Park Zoo

Red Panda Cubs Introduced at Prospect Park Zoo

Two red panda cubs born over the summer at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo have made their public debut.

5 Reasons We Love the Bronx Zoo's Renovated Children's Zoo

5 Reasons We Love the Bronx Zoo's Renovated Children's Zoo

After a lengthy renovation, the Children's Zoo at the Bronx Zoo reopened with new animals and activities for the little ones.

5 Reasons We Love Coney Island

5 Reasons We Love Coney Island

Coney Island offers families an amazing array of activities, from the thrill of its amusement parks to the joy of its beach to the beauty of the fish in the aquarium--to just people watching on the boardwalk.




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