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Entries Tagged as 'Beardsley Zoo'

Welcome To The Jungle: Tiger Cubs, Pols And OIB’s 10th Anniversary Party At The Zoo Coming Soon

April 18th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

They are 50 pounds and growing, perhaps reaching adulthood 500 pounds as the largest cat in the world. It’s rare that a zoo can feature two Siberian tigers born in captivity, but that’s what happened on Wednesday as hundreds lined up for the coming-out event for the cubs born several months ago at Connecticut’s Beardsley […]

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Bridgeport Day At State Capitol

April 13th, 2018 · 21 Comments · News and Events

The Barnum Museum, Discovery Museum, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, social service organizations, businesses and more represented the city on Thursday at the annual Bridgeport Day at the State Capitol. Check out the video.

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Say “I Do” At The Zoo

March 27th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Bridgeport animal control officer Jennifer Merenda knows how to talk to animals. Even a howler monkey at Connecticut’s Beardsley zoo where she married last September. The zoo is a hot place for parties and weddings. Hmmm, maybe an OIB party there soon?

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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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