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It’s Friday! Grab a friend, head to the zoo, and make the most of it. 
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I am glad teaching the bears to foxtrot has been working out so well. 
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Congo Gorilla Forest has been nominated as one of the best in the US! Show it some love and vote! And if you haven’t had a chance to experience the exhibit yourself, make sure to plan a trip soon. It’s number one in our book: http://bit.ly/1OQAAhK
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Ready to run for gorillas? Sign up for the 2015 WCS Run for the Wild, taking place on April 25th to support our conservation work and win great prizes. http://bit.ly/dwfIDO
The next WCS Run for the Wild takes place Saturday April 25 at the Bronx Zoo. This event sold out last year, so don't wait, register now!
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Getting excited for next week's Hangout on Air? These guys are too! http://instagram.com/p/u1F_9ir4Q9
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You can join the Hangout Wed., Nov. 19, at 11 a.m. via this link: http://bit.ly/1q4TW46
Ask Bronx Zoo keepers questions, and get an up-close encounter with Magellanic penguins! 
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Have you noticed the newest, and smallest, additions in the Himalayan Highlands? Two snow leopard cubs were born on May 6th to first time parents, and are now on exhibit enjoying their time with mom.
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What would the world be like without gorillas? Today for Endangered Species Day, we’re proud to be a part of AZA SAFE: Saving Animals from Extinction. When you visit our gorillas, you support our work as a leader in species survival in the park and in the field. Learn more at azaanimals.org/savingspecies/. ‪#‎savingspecies‬
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I have a premium membership with the Bronx zoo and I have been renewing every year for the last 5 year. Me, my family and

my cousin (who is confined on a wheelchair and is visiting New York from Italy) went to the Bronx zoo. We feel offended,

and bullied by the rudeness of a young woman who, Saturday 15 of October 2015 was working at the exhibit Madagascar and

decided on her own to close the Madagascar exhibit, earlier than the scheduled closing time and not let us in.
We were on the Wild Asia monorail. At the end of the tour, the train was stuck outside of the station for more than 15

minutes. It was close to 5 pm. After we were finally able to get off the monorail, me and my family had to walk very fast,

pushing the wheelchair, trying to make it to the Madagascar exhibit, before 5 pm, which is the time of the last entrance

before they close the doors. We made it there at 4:58 pm but, there, there was this woman was closing the doors.
Kindly, I made her notice that it was 4:58 pm and not 5:00 pm yet, so she should have let us in.
All our smartphone indicated that it was 4:58. The smartphones set the time automatically, so there was not any possibility

that it was not 4:58. She did not even try to address the issue with us.
I tried to explain her what happened, she saw the wheelchair, I told that we are loyal Bronx zoo members and I showed her

what time it was, but the only thing that she was able to keep saying was: "We are closed. You cannot enter. I am not going

to let you in". She repeated that a couple of times, then she, apparently did not want to deal with us, so decided to shut

the door closed a few inches from my face, while I was still, politely, talking to her.
This behavior is not acceptable, especially from someone who was hired to work with the public who visit and support her

and the zoo, paying the tickets or, like us, buying an annual premium membership!
This is how the Bronx zoo employees, with their un-respectful, behavior, represent the Wildlife Conservation Society and

this is how they treat its members.
My cousin is going to go back to Italy. She was denied the possibility to visit the Madagascar exhibit even if we did not

do anything wrong and we were standing by the door, in time to enter the building.
She will be back in Italy with a very bad opinion if the Bronx zoo, the Wildlife Conservation Society and its employees.
This is not acceptable and I will do my best to make sure that the management will track down who was working in the

Madagascar exhibit on Saturday October 15th 2016 at 5 pm and make her aware of what she did. I also expect an apology and

something from the Wildlife Conservation Society to make up for this unacceptable incident caused by one of their staff.
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Grab your camera. We’re going on an adventure! Join our city-wide safari by snapping and sharing photos to show how #NYisWild, from the Bronx Zoo to the New York Aquarium. You could win a trip to Belize and other great prizes! Let’s go: http://bit.ly/1DvItpU
From the Bronx Zoo to the NY Aquarium, get ready for a citywide safari through our hometown to celebrate 120 years of saving wildlife. You could win a trip to the Belize Barrier Reef.
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Happy Penguin Awareness Day! To celebrate, stop by the zoo and spend some time with the charismatic birds. If you can’t make it, enjoy this insider info from longtime penguin protector, William Conway: http://bit.ly/1wo7rOn #WCSWildView #PenguinAwarenessDay
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Join our Magellanic penguin experts at the Bronx Zoo for a Google+ Hangout on Air on November 19 and meet these charismatic seabirds. #WCSPenguinsHoA
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Metropolitan zoo with 265 acres that harbors 4,000 animals in replicas of their native habitats.- Google
"Maybe sure to bring your own food and water to save money."
"Great and friendly staff plenty of stuff to do with the family"
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Rafael Yau
in the last week
Great zoo for kids and adults. There is a Petting zoo for the kids to learn about the animals. I suggest wearing comfortable shoes because there is lots of walking to do. The animals look good so that mean the zookeeper has been taking care of them well. Overall good to see animals you haven't seen in person. Maybe sure to bring your own food and water to save money.
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Ing. Joan Alemany N.
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Lots of animals to see. Just gotta check for the season changes if you are wanting to see an specific animal. Bring you'r meal if you want to be nice to you'r budget.
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DM Abreu
in the last week
Still a fun place to visit during the day or nightly events!
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Jeremy Law
3 months ago
Not bad, but who really would expect a zoo to be very good in New York?
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Ali Bakir
4 months ago
The first zoo I've ever been where it didn't smell. All staff was friendly. Loved their "Congo" and their gift shop. The camel rides were nice and the lady responsible for them (I think her name was Ruth) was very helpful and friendly. We chatted about camels for nearly an hour. The location is good too; 10 minutes from the subway. I came all the way from New York and it was worth it.
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Karina
6 months ago
I'm given Bronx Zoo two stars for the only two positive experiences I had; the scenery was very beautiful, and you never get lost since there are signs and maps at every crossroad. But here is the but; it is very expensive when you are only aloud to see half the zoo. They exclude a whole continent (which is Asia) from the general admission ticket which is $33! To see the rest of the exhibitions you have to pay $14 extra. I've never had to pay that much for only half a zoo or any kind of theme park before, so that made me kind of angry and ruined the experience for me.
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Jeff Farmer
in the last week
Good place to take your kids, clean environment.
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Sylvia Moya
3 months ago
Of you have kids, you should get the membership because they'll love it