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Entries Tagged as 'Beardsley Zoo'

It’s Groundhog Day! Worship A Rat–Beardsley Bart Proves Phil A Liar

February 2nd, 2018 · 6 Comments · News and Events

Groundhog day, the pigskin season ends Sunday, pitchers and catchers report in two weeks. It can only mean one thing: worship the rat. Spring’s on the horizon. We don’t care about that rodent punk in Pennsylvania. We’re waiting on Beardsley Bart. Prairie dogging, anyone? And now we know what to expect the next six weeks […]

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Purrrrfect–Zoo’s Tiger Cub Cam Crashes From Toothy Traffic

January 30th, 2018 · 5 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Talk about having a tiger by the tail. The newly launched tiger cub cam to cuddle up close the months-old Amur tigers birthed at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo was so popular the zoo’s site crashed Tuesday morning. Looks like it’s back up and running. See tiger cub cam here and watch Reka and Zeya who’ve become national […]

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Calling All Candidates–Turn Cities Into Economic Drivers? State Has No Plan

January 22nd, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, State Politics

Connecticut has no plan to transform cities into regional economic drivers. The pols in charge say they do, but it’s fallacious spin. Cities should and must be economic drivers. When that occurs everyone benefits. The evidence of urban economics for the greater good is overwhelming. Every time a city befalls trouble in Connecticut be it […]

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Tiger Cubs At Zoo–They’re Gr-r-reat!

January 12th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo: Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo provided area media a first in-person look today at the rare Amur tiger cubs born at the Zoo. Two of a litter of four cubs survived after their mother, Changbai, neglected them, causing Zoo staff to step in. Since their birth on November 25, 2017, they have been […]

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Top Stories From April–No Foolin’

December 27th, 2017 · No Comments · City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events, State Politics

A look at April 2017: Joined by community supporters and even her husband Superior Court Judge Dale Radcliffe, retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez leveraged her savvy legal skills during a City Hall meeting, filleting the city’s rollout of modern parking meters without visible signage of the consequences for failing to execute a transaction within […]

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City Zoo Tiger Births Cubs–Weeks From Public Viewing

December 11th, 2017 · 2 Comments · News and Events

News release from Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo: Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo’s ten-year-old Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), Changbai, gave birth on November 25 to four tiger cubs, although only two survived. The two surviving cubs, both females, were removed from Changbai when she showed no interest in taking care of them. Both two-week-old cubs are in seclusion […]

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Amphitheater Approval On City Council Agenda

November 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, Firefighters

Historically, City Council meetings on the eve of the general election are quick affairs. Council incumbents want an expedited meeting to churn some last minute campaigning. Several council incumbents, however, were defeated in Democratic primaries or did not seek reelection. A key item on Monday night’s agenda is the Contracts Committee report recommending approval of […]

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Attention All Pollinators: Butterfly Garden Wings To Zoo

October 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo: Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is proud to unveil its latest installation, a certified Butterfly Garden and Bug Hotel, an important contribution to helping the area’s native butterfly population. Located in front of the new animal commissary, the garden is a gift from Stacey Marcell, her husband Wilbert Frazier, and their company, Northeast […]

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