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Queens Zoo August 18, 2019

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It has been three years since I ventured out to the Queens Zoo. My goal was to see the eight month old Andean (aka Spectacled) bear cubs Brienne and Benny. The female and male cubs were born in January to mother Nicole and father Bouba. My ultra long wait for the cubs to appear was worth the wait. They are pure joy and adorable. I encourage a visit before they grow up. Might I suggest you also visit the Queens Museum (a stone’s throw away from the zoo) and see their amazing NYC panorama. While I have your attention I wanted to give you a heads up about our Central Park Zoo Fall Photo Experience. It is ‘live’ on the WCS website now. The session which will feature pumpkins and is called Zoo Views: Animals in Autumn: Sun, Oct 27, 2019 8:30AM – 10:30AM. It is my favorite photo class and time of the year. Hope to see you in the fall.

The Queens Zoo -2016 August 14, 2016

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It has been way too long since I visited the Queens Zoo. The zoo has a very interesting history dating back to 1968.  This 13 acre facility has a collection that represents animals from the Americas. One of my favorite spots is the aviary which was the Buckminster Fuller-designed geodesic dome that served as the Winston Churchill Pavilion during the 1964-65 World’s Fair. Go visit – it’s fun.QZ2016

Queens Zoo July 22, 2012

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The Queens Zoo has a beautiful two month old Texas Longhorn calf living on the farm.  The male calf, born on May 26th weighed 60 pounds at birth.  The zoo also has an active Canadian Lynx, very busy thick-billed parrot habitat, an exciting aviary, bison, pronghorns, coyotes, pumas and more.