Bronx Times Reporter

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009


Sasha enjoys cold spell at bronx zoo

Siberian tiger Sasha is sitting quite regally and enjoying the weather at his Tiger Mountain habitat at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. This is his weather, as Siberian tigers can be found in the cold reaches of the Russian Far East. Sadly, their numbers have been dwindling due to habitat loss and poaching. See Sasha and the other amazing wildlife at the Bronx Zoo every day. Read more…

New York Botanical Garden honors top African Americans

During the month of February, the New York Botanical Garden will honor the accomplishments of prominent African Americans, including plant scientist extraordinaire George Washington Carver, self-taught topiary artist Pearl Fryar, and revered civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks. Through a variety of programs held during the winter break for New York City public schools (February 14 to 22), including theatrical presentations, musical performances, and documentary screenings, visitors will have an opportunity to learn more about the achievements of these figures in Black history. Read more…
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