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A photo collage featuring four different birds from the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, PA. Top left: A Victoria crowned pigeon with elaborate feather crest. Top right: Two affectionate Hyacinth Macaws perched on a branch. Bottom left: A Toco Toucan with a large, colorful bill. Bottom right: A Steller's Sea Eagle with sharp yellow beak and intense gaze. The diverse avian life represents the variety of species housed at the aviary.

Exploring the National Aviary in Pittsburgh

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If you're looking for information about visiting the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, you're in the right place! Nestled in the historic North Side of Pittsburgh, the National Aviary is America’s largest independent, indoor zoo dedicated...
Collage of Electric City Aquarium exhibits in Scranton: mural entrance, shark display, coral reef tanks, and a crocodile.

Electric City Aquarium and Reptile Den | A Visitors Guide

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If you're looking for information about visiting the Electric City Aquarium and Reptile Den in Scranton, you're in the right place! Occupying 20,000 square feet of former retail space on the first floor of the...
Exploring the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium.

Exploring the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium

If you're looking for information about the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, you're in the right place! The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is both the largest zoo and the largest aquarium in Pennsylvania. First opened...
A collage of photos from Clyde Peeling's Reptiland in Allenwood Pennsylvania.

Exploring Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland in Union County

Clyde Peeling's Reptiland in Union County is a zoo that specializes in exotic reptiles and amphibians from around the world! This AZA (Association of Zoos & Aquariums) accredited zoo houses more than 40 species in...
Exploring the Erie Zoo in Erie Pennsylvania.

Exploring the Erie Zoo and Botanical Gardens

The Erie zoo is home to more than 400 animals, while the botanical gardens and greenhouse feature over 600 species of plants from around the world.
Punxsutawney Phil's burrow at the Punxsutawney library downtown.

Visiting Punxsutawney Phil – PA’s Most Famous Groundhog

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Punxsutawney Phil is the most famous groundhog in Pennsylvania, and quite possibly in the entire world! And while we think of Phil every February 2nd, when he makes his famous weather prediction of either an...
Exploring the Shaver's Creek Environmental Center near State College, PA.

Exploring Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center Near State College

Shaver's Creek Environmental Center is a Penn State owned and operated nature preserve, aviary, and wildlife learning center, located just 12 miles outside of State College in rural Huntingdon County. Adjacent to the Stone Valley...
A collage of the 15 best elk viewing destinations in Pennsylvania.

The 15 Best Elk Viewing Destinations in Pennsylvania

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If you're looking for the best elk viewing destinations in Pennsylvania, you're in the right place! Pennsylvania is home to the largest free roaming elk herd in the northeast United States (currently estimated at a herd...
Three bull elk in Clearfield County.

50 Best Pennsylvania Elk Photos

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Pennsylvania is home to the largest free roaming elk herd in the northeast United States, and visiting Pennsylvania Elk Country to catch a glimpse of these majestic creatures has become an annual tradition for...
Elk at the Buckeneezer Hollow Viewing Area in Benezette.

Exploring the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette

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The Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette is the epicenter of elk viewing in Pennsylvania! And while it is often mistakenly called the Elk County Visitor Center (and it is located in Elk County), it...