Somerset Elephants

2010-02-12 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Jody Gill

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium staff, in consultation with the Philadelphia Zoo and international experts, has determined that elephants Bette and Kallie will not be bred at their new home at the International Conservation Center (ICC) in Fairhope, Pennsylvania. The two female African elephants moved from the Philadelphia Zoo to the Pittsburgh Zoo’s ICC last July and several months later were evaluated as possible candidates for breeding. “Our first and foremost concerns are the short an...

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Two Female Elephants Move To Pittsburgh Zoo"s ICC

2009-07-27 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

Two of the Philadelphia Zoo's female elephants are getting used to their new home at the Pittsburgh Zoo's International Conservation Center. Bette and Kallie are said to be doing well so far and will be introduced to the outside yards soon. "Both Bette and Kallie are doing very well," says Dr. Barbara Baker, president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. "They started to explore the elephant barn almost immediately and love to be in the sand arena." Currently the two elephants are bein...

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Pittsburgh Zoo Celebrates First Birthdays Of Baby Elephants

2009-07-16 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

Thursday was a big day for the elephants at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. They're celebrating two birthdays. Angeline and Zuri were born last July. The first year of life is critical for elephants to grow and learn and both Angeline and Zuri are doing very well. The zoo said the little pachyderms have reached several major milestones. "They are eating solid foods, using their trunks to pick up objects, and learning simple commands such as ‘come here and stop,’ says Willie Theison, ele...

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3 Headlines about Elephants from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2010-02-12 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States - Somerset Elephants 2009-07-27 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States - Two Female Elephants Move To Pittsburgh Zoo"s ICC 2009-07-16 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States - Pittsburgh Zoo Celebrates First Birthdays Of Baby Elephants

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