Rescued Pups Join the Zoo

Five orphaned coyote pups were rescued and rehabilitated in Massachusetts and are now on exhibit on the zoo.

Keeper Feeding Giraffe 1910

High Achievers

In honor of National Zookeeper Week, we’re taking a look back at some of our early keepers. Many things have changed about the job since these dedicated folks were here, starting with the uniform. Others haven’t, including the qualities of a good keeper. As W. Reid Blair – the Bronx Zoo’s first full-time veterinarian and later director – wrote in 1901, successful keepers, “as a rule, are sympathetic and intelligent.”

Roosevelt Elk and Calf

Roosevelt Elk Calf Debuts

A Roosevelt elk calf born at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo has joined the rest of the herd on the zoo’s woodland habitat.

North American Porcupine

Porcupine Hops Boroughs

Making the move from the Bronx to Queens, a one-year-old North American porcupine has joined the historic aviary at the zoo.