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Spectacled Bear

Spectacled Bear

The spectacled bear gets its name from the distinctive rings of white or beige fur around its eyes. These markings stand out against the rest of the bear, which is usually black or dark brown, and look like eyeglasses (or spectacles).

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Catering at the Zoo

New Arrivals

Amur leopard cubs

Born on June 19, 2019, to mother Tria and father Rafferty.

Click HERE to see the CNYCentral story about them!

Humboldt penguin chicks

Hatched on May 1 and May 4, 2019, to Frederico and Poquita.

Click HERE to see the CNYCentral story about their introduction.

American bison calf

Born on exhibit on May 9, 2019 to mother bison Sue and father Harley.

Click HERE to see the Zooborns story, including video of the birth!

Sichuan takin calf

Born March 9, 2019, to mother Jaio and father Bo.

Click HERE to see the LocalSYR story about his birth.

Asian elephant calf

Born January 15, 2019, to mother Mali and father Doc.

Click HERE to see a video about his birth. 

Snow leopard cubs Ozzy and Strut

Born: May 30, 2018 - went on exhibit September 20, 2018

Click here for the video.

Photo by Terri Redhead

Baby patas monkey Etta

Born: August 1, 2018
Click here to read a story about the naming vote.

Photo by Maria Simmons

Twin baby red pandas Loofah and Doofah

Born: June 21, 2018
Click here for news coverage about their birth.

Photo by Maria Simmons

Baby meerkat pups Little Foot, Spike, Petrie and Ducky

Born: May 1, 2018
Click here for news coverage about their birth.

Photo by Maria Simmons

Humboldt penguin chick Felìx

Hatched: February 25, 2018
Click here to read the news report about him.

Felix photo by Deb DeLorenzo


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