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Nature

Philadelphia Zoo welcomes birth of Sumatran orangutan, a critically endangered species

Baby Orangutan Zoo

Odd News

Lost emu seen wandering around Bucks County on July Fourth

Emu Bucks County

Investigations

Horse that died during Cape May carriage ride showed no signs of abuse, veterinary exam finds

Cape May Horse

Health News

With a salmonella outbreak linked to bearded dragons, here are tips for pet owners to stay safe

bearded dragon salmonella

Pets

Here are tips to keep pets safe in the sweltering heat

pet safety heat

Pets

ACCT Philly lowers adoption fee to $10 for dogs, cats to relieve overcrowding

Fiji ACCT Philly overcrowding

Wildlife

Jorō spiders likely are coming to Philly. But it may take them years to arrive, and there's no need to panic

Jorō Spider Georgia

Odd News

Raccoon interrupts Union match, skillfully dodging trash can-wielding stadium workers

Union soccer raccoon

Food & Drink

Dock Street to release hazy IPA to benefit PAWS

Dock Street PAWS

Investigations

Off-duty cop fatally shoots pit bull as woman is attacked by multiple dogs in Southwest Philly

Pit Bull Police

Wildlife

Pennsylvania joins states pushing for survival of Allegheny woodrat

Allegheny woodrat

Food & Drink

Johnny Brenda's to host brunch with goats and Sly Fox beers

Johnny Brenda's goat brunch

Nature

Cape May County zoo sets up male capybara on 'The Bachelor' style dates

cape may county zoo capybara

Nature

Western lowland gorilla Patty comes to Philly zoo as potential breeding partner

Patty Gorilla Philadelphia Zoo

Odd News

Wally, the emotional support alligator from Pa., is stolen in Georgia, owner says

Wally Alligator Stolen

Investigations

Nearly 40 animals, including a duct-taped kitten, rescued in Coatesville by Brandywine Valley SPCA

Brandywine SPCA bunny

Family-Friendly

Fox Chase Farm invites families to Sheep Shearing Day

Sheep shearing Fox Chase Farm

Nature

A baby gibbon is the newest animal at the Philadelphia Zoo

Baby Gibbon Philly Zoo

Wildlife

Bald eagle rescued outside Ocean City home and sent to Delaware wildlife rehab

Eagle Rescue OC

Wildlife

Marcy the snow leopard is the newest animal at the Philadelphia Zoo

Philly Zoo leopard

Pets

'Sad' cat adopted after PSPCA social media post goes viral

cat adoption pspca brian

Wildlife

Adventure Aquarium's newest baby blue penguin needs a name and it's up to the public to decide

Baby Blue Penguin

Odd News

Runaway ram in Mount Laurel, horse that ran down I-95 join list of memorable animal escapes in Philly region

Ram Mount laurel

Odd News

Horse gallops along I-95 early Tuesday before being corralled by police

I-95 Horse

Weekend

Philly Beer Fest, puns and lots of Legos: Your weekend guide to things to do

Lego art American Gothic

Wildlife

State troopers rescue injured bald eagle struck by car in central Pennsylvania

Bald Eagle Rescue

Wildlife

Pa. Game Commission tables plan to reintroduce American martens into ecosystem

American marten PA

Wildlife

Meet Phantom, Adventure Aquarium's new giant Pacific octopus

giant pacific octopus adventure aquarium

Family-Friendly

Live sloth, tortoises featured in new rainforest animal exhibit at Academy of Natural Sciences

Rainforest animals exhibit

Wildlife

Rare, colorful painted bunting draws bird lovers to Bartram's Garden

Painted Bunting Philly

Social Media

Plushies of Ricardo, the bull found wondering on NJ Transit tracks last week, sold out in two days

ricardo bull stuffed animal

Family-Friendly

Help identify sparrows, finches and other species at 124th national Christmas Bird Count

Christmas bird count

Development

Pa. to receive federal grant funding for development of wildlife corridors

Pa. Wildlife Corridor

Odd News

Police capture escaped pig named Albert Einswine in South Jersey

Deptford Pig Police

Social Media

The runaway pet pig named Kevin Bacon is back home with its Gettysburg family after a 17-day ordeal

Kevin Bacon Pig

Social Media

An escaped pet pig named Kevin Bacon is becoming an internet sensation

Kevin Bacon Pig

Wildlife

Report of possible mountain lion near Allentown turns out to be feral house cat, officials say

Mountain Lion Pennsylvania

Holiday

LumiNature holiday light display returns to the Philadelphia Zoo in November

LumiNature Philadelphia Zoo

Family-Friendly

Boo at the Zoo welcomes trick-or-treaters for 3 weekends this October

Boo at the Zoo Philly

Odd News

Wally, the emotional support alligator not let into the Phillies game, has made news here previously

Phillies Alligator Wally

Wildlife

Flamingo, displaced by Hurricane Idalia and injured by a snapping turtle, dies on way to Philadelphia Zoo

Flamingos Pennsylvania Idalia

Wildlife

Flamingos spotted in Pennsylvania for first time after being swept from Florida by Hurricane Idalia

Flamingo Pennsylvania

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