Wildlife Conservation Society

VIDEO: Queens Zoo welcomes two-year-old Andean bear
VIDEO: Queens Zoo welcomes two-year-old Andean bear
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/15/2013 at 3:59PM

The Queens Zoo has a new Andean bear and one of its female animals has a much younger new mate. Bouba, a male, recently arrived in the borough from a zoo in France, and shares a habitat with another Andean bear, a female named Spangles, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). “Bouba’s energy will [...]

World’s smallest deer born at Queens Zoo
World’s smallest deer born at Queens Zoo
News Queens Courier Staff 7/09/2013 at 1:50PM

The Queens Zoo recently welcomed a new edition, an endangered southern pudu—the world’s smallest deer. Weighing one pound at birth, the yet-to-be-named doe is still nursing, but will soon start eating fresh leaves, grain, kale, carrots and hay, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). Once it stops growing, it will be 12 to 14 inches [...]