Jenny the Elephant

By INDYKIDS STAFF After outcry from both American and Mexican animal rights’ activists, a Texas zoo has decided to keep a 32-year-old elephant named Jenny, instead of sending her to a drive-through zoo in Mexico. Since being captured in the wild as a baby, Jenny has...

NYC Wildlife

By ABBY GROSS New York City has not one, but five zoos and an aquarium. There’s a home for native and exotic animals in each of the city’s five boroughs. Each issue, Indykids will explore one zoo. The Staten Island Zoo History: This urban zoo was built in 1936 as part...