Snow Monkey Hot Tub – Central Park Zoo

Snow Monkey Hot Tub – Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo Snow Monkeys (or Japanese Macaques) enjoy their “Hot Tub”, much as they do the volcanic baths that keep them warm in their native Japan. Fun Macaque Facts The Japanese macaque is an intelligent species. Researchers studying this species at...
Secrets of Central Park – Camels on Sheep Meadow

Secrets of Central Park – Camels on Sheep Meadow

Perusing our archive of Central Park Stereopticon pictures recently I came across this singular photo of a camel, seeming quite relaxed on a stroll through Central Park.  As part of the park’s menagerie (which later became the Central Park Zoo), camels visited...

Central Park Grizzlies Debut at the Zoo

Betty and Veronica, the Central Park Zoo’s newest inhabitants make their official debut today.  They’ve been busy  exploring all the nooks and crannies of their new home, a radically redesigned enclosure that once housed Gus, the Zoo’s beloved polar...

Central Park Zoo’s snow leopard cub enjoys its first snow day

Despite frigid temperatures Central Park Zoo’s adorable snow leopard cub, 6-month-old Malala, ­enjoyed the light dusting of snow that blanketed Manhattan.   She and her mother were among many Gotham dwellers who were in awe of the picturesque powder that hit the East...

Skunks on the rise in Central Park

The skunk population in Central Park, yes we said skunk population, is on the rise. While raccoon sightings are not uncommon the rise in the occurrences of park goers seeing – and smelling – skunks is unprecedented. The city Parks Department, however, has...

Things To Do

From The Philharmonic on the Great Lawn to Shakespeare in the Park to SummerStage, Central Park offers an endless array of things to do, see, hear – and, with two full service restaurants and several cafes, taste.  You can visit The Shakespeare Garden, take in a performance at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater, take a ride on the Carousel – or just sit and people watch at Bethesda Terrace!

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