Pittsburgh Zoo

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Dogs That Killed Boy, 2, Featured in Zoo Calendar

Pittsburgh Zoo 'wrestled' with issue, ultimately decided to send calendars

(Newser) - Just weeks after 2-year-old Maddox Derkosh was buried after being mauled by African Painted Dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo, the zoo sent out 2013 calendars to supporters featuring pictures of the very animals that killed him. "We wrestled with that one quite a bit," says the zoo president,... More »

Pittsburgh Zoo Seeks Strange Breed: Mullets

Unfortunate hairstyle gets admission discount

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium lured mullet wearers from far and wide yesterday, offering reduced admission and holding a contest for the best bad head of hair, the AP reports. The winner got a behind-the-scenes tour of the zoo, but runners-up won the more valuable prize: a free haircut.... More »

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