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Bronx Park

Reaching Jaguar

  • Location: Bronx Zoo; near stairway leading from Fountain Circle to Baird Court
  • Sculptor: Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington
  • Description: One of two; crouching jaguar (life size) on pedestal in form of rock outcropping
  • Materials: Marble
  • Cast: 1926
  • Dedicated: 1937
  • Donor: Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington
  • Inscription: [signed] Anna H. Huntington, Sc. 1925

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Work is taking place on the Bronx River at East 182nd street in Bronx Park to install a specially-built passage to help fish swim upstream. The passage will establish a sustainable herring population on the river by providing access to freshwater spawning habitat. The project will also include a canoe portage, reconstruction of parts of the dam, fencing, a new picnic area and restoration of the surrounding ecosystem.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2014

Bronx Park Weather

  • Sun
    Slight Chc Snow
    32°F
  • Mon
    Wintry Mix
    30°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    23°F
  • Wed
    Mostly Cloudy
    35°F

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