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Pattycake, gorilla at NYC's Bronx Zoo, dies at 40

Pattycake, the first gorilla born in New York City, has died at the Bronx Zoo. She was 40 years old and suffering from chronic cardiac problems.Full story

Bizarre Egg-Burying Birds Hatch at Bronx Zoo

Three maleo chicks have been hatched at the Wildlife Conservation Society's (WCS) Bronx Zoo in New York, where keepers recreated the conditions of the birds' bizarre incubation. Full story

Rare Baby Gibbon Born at Bronx Zoo

The Wildlife Conservation Society's (WCS) Bronx Zoo has welcomed a rare baby white-cheeked gibbon. The adorable addition is the first of the species born at the New York zoo in more than a decade, according to WCS. Full story

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Officials from the Bronx Zoo are revealing new details about the attack of a 25-year-old man, who apparently jumped into the tiger exhibit this week.

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Pattycake, the first gorilla born in New York City, sits in the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo.
Pattycake, the first gorilla born in New York City, sits in the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo.

Pattycake, the first gorilla born in New York City, sits in the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, as pictured in this undated handout photo. Pattycake was under medical care due to her advanced age and was being treated for chronic cardiac issues, when she died Sunday March 31, 2013. REUTER

A white-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) pair watches over their new baby as they hang from a tree in JungleWorld at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo in New York, in this handout photo
A white-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) pair watches over their new baby as they hang from a tree in JungleWorld at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo in New York, in this handout photo

A white-cheeked gibbon pair watches over their new baby as they hang from a tree in JungleWorld at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo in New York, in this handout photo received by Reuters January 16, 2013. This is the first gibbon born at the Bronx Zoo since 2000. REUTERS/Julie Larsen

Police investigate the destroyed van
Police investigate the destroyed van

Police investigate the destroyed van that plunged over the Bronx River Parkway, Sunday April 29, 2012, in New York. Authorities say the out-of-control van plunged off a roadway near the Bronx Zoo, killing seven people, including three children.

A female Baringo giraffe calf stays close to her mother at the Bronx Zoo in New York
A female Baringo giraffe calf stays close to her mother at the Bronx Zoo in New York

A female Baringo giraffe calf born this month at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo stays close to her mother in the Carter Giraffe Building at the Bronx Zoo, in New York in this handout photo received by Reuters March 22, 2012. The calf will be making its debut in the zoo's African Plain