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Zoo Animals

Meet Betty and Veronica, two grizzly bears that live in the area that used to house Gus and Ida - the late polar bears. more

Central Park Zoo

Red Panda

Photo by Judith Wolfe

The Temperate Zone houses two Red pandas (Ailurus fulgens), named Amaya and Biru. Also known in Chinese as “hun-ho" or “fire-fox". This is because of the beautiful red fur these pandas possess. more

Central Park Zoo

Gentoo Penguins

"Gentoo Penguins" by Judith Wolfe

The Central Park Zoo is home to four species of penguins, incuding King Penguins, Gentoo Penguins, Rockhopper Penguins and Chinstraps. Daily penguin feedings happen at 10:30 am and 2:30pm. more

Central Park Zoo

The large tank in the Central Garden of the Central Park Zoo has three female California Sea Lions: April, born in 1991 in the Bronx, Charlotte (Charlie) rescued in 2013, and Margaretta. more

Central Park Zoo

Welcome to what used to be the home of Gus and Ida, two polar bears who lived at the Central Park Zoo since 1988. It is now the home of Betty and Veronica, two female grizzly bear rescues. more

Central Park Zoo

Snow Leopard

"Snow Leopard" by LJKENNY

The Central Park Zoo is home to male and female Snow Leopard twins River and Summit, and Malala. The twins were the first two snow leopard cubs ever born at the zoo. more

Central Park Zoo

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Judith Wolfe

The Central Park Zoo features two types of fish: the Pirana and the Goldfish. more

Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo is home to many varieties of birds, including the African pygmy goose, Bali mynahs, Emerald starlings, Scarlet ibis, Speckled mousebirds Sunbitterns, Taveta golden weavers, and much more. more

Central Park Zoo

The Central Park Zoo is home to the Swan Goose, the largest of the geese species. more

Central Park Zoo

At the Central Park Zoo, the Japanese Macaques live on an island in the center of the Temperate Zone, just across from the Red Panda exhibit. more

Central Park Zoo

The Central Park Children’s Zoo now has many Mini-Nubians includin Ace, Abe, Curly, Floyd, Angel, Monique, Spirit and Barbara Rose, along with four juveniles. more

Central Park Zoo

The Central Park Zoo is home to the Black lion tamarin, the Cotton-top tamarin, the Red-handed tamarin, and the Silvery marmoset. more

Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo is home to a variety of exotic Doves and Pigeons. more

Central Park Zoo

Buffleheads are small black and white diving ducks with small gray bills. They have a white patch on the side of their round heads and have white patches on their wings that are visible during flight. more

Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo is home to a variety of exotic Parrots more

Central Park Zoo

At the Central Park Zoo, the Harbor Seals, Adam and Ansen, share their habitat with two black-backed gulls and a cormorant. more

Central Park Zoo

Various types of Amphibians can be found at the Central Park Zoo, including Axolotls and Rio Canea caecilians more

Central Park Zoo

The Central Park Zoo is home to the Burmese mountain tortoise, the red-footed tortoise and the pig-nosed turtle. more

Central Park Zoo

Zoo collection has seven lemurs, including the father and two sets of triplets. more

Central Park Zoo

The Central Park Zoo is home to a variety of lizards including the Giant day gecko, the Orient knight anole and the Prehensile-tailed skink more

Central Park Zoo

  • Rockhopper Penguin

    "Rockhopper Penguin" by Judith Wolfe

    Rockhopper Penguin

  • Gentoo Penguins

    "Gentoo Penguins" by Judith Wolfe

    Gentoo Penguins

  • Snow Leopard

    "Contemplating life" by KLORIGAN

    Snow Leopard

  • Snow Leopard

    "Snow Leopard" by LJKENNY

    Snow Leopard

  • Sea Lion

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