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The Grizzlies – Betty and Veronica March 29, 2015

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BETTY BEARThe Central Park Zoo’s newest residents, grizzly bears Betty and Veronica, have settled in nicely to their new home.  After a long cold winter they have truly begun to enjoy their streams, ponds and pools and can be seen bathing throughout the day. Come visit!BV

The First Snow of 2015 January 11, 2015

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Malala in snowThere’s nothing quite like watching animals frolic in the snow. Tuesday’s few inches of snow made for some great zoo animal action.  This week’s montage features Central Park Zoo’s debut of grizzly bears, Betty and Veronica and seven month old snow leopard cub, Malala, enjoying her first taste of snow. The snow monkeys and red pandas also enjoyed their first snow of 2015. Come visit.firstsnow2015

Gifts That Keep on Giving December 21, 2014

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SnowLeopards‘Tis the season for gift giving and one of the great things about zoos is that gifts are in abundance and they keep on giving all year long. Today’s montage is devoted to some of the 2014 gifts at the Central Park Zoo.  Included are two adorable, recently arrived, juvenile harbor seals, two sunbittens, a Victorian crowned-pigeon, leaf-tailed geckos, red-crested turaco chicks, Papaya the sheep, a white-naped crane chick, poison dart frogs, oodles of endangered duckings and of course, Malala, the snow leopard cub. Stay tuned to meet Betty and Veronica, two grizzly bears who will be making their debut soon. Come visit the zoo and give yourself a gift.GIFTGIVING