• Pittsburgh Zoo announces new zip line attraction


    PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium announced on Monday that they will be opening their first-ever zip line.

    The zip line, which is 25 feet in the air, flies over several animals in the park including giant anteaters, capybaras and pygmy hippos. The 170-foot long flight will also fly over the African Savanna and the Tropical Forest -- with a chance to see elephants, giraffes and cheetahs. 

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    The attraction will open Saturday and run through Labor Day weekend. It will be open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.

    Click here for more info.




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