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2014-07-08 08:32:33

PHILADELPHIA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Zoo and United Concordia Dental today announced a three-year partnership to increase awareness of how the health of the mouth can impact

2013-05-07 23:33:08

Salter Spiral Stair, based in Collegeville, PA, recently announced the completion of their year-long project at the Philadelphia Zoo where they worked with architects and contractors to build

2011-04-05 09:10:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia Zoo announced today that GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, the retail energy business of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, will supply its electricity for the next two years, beginning with 25 percent of the Zoo's electricity consumption offset by renewable energy certificates (RECs).

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2010-03-15 07:15:00

In an effort to save many endangered species in their country, Rio de Janeiro’s zoo has been taking in a collection of animals in order to become a maternity ward for many of them that have never been born in captivity.

2008-06-21 06:00:00

Old age has claimed another animal at the Philadelphia Zoo. Twigga, who at 29 was one of the oldest giraffes in the nation, was euthanized Thursday at the zoo, her home since 1979.

2008-06-19 06:00:00

Kutenga, a female African elephant, was only 27 when she collapsed in her stall at the Philadelphia Zoo in 1991 and died despite heroic efforts to get her to her feet, including trying to lift her with the hook from a tow truck.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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