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Celebrate Artweek in a WILD way at Franklin Park Zoo. Join us on Saturday, May 5 for a fun-filled day as you discover how animals have influenced the many mediums of art. There’s so much to create at the Zoo! Watch and ask questions directly to the artists from the New England Watercolor Society as they draw inspiration from the animals and paint their likenesses en plein air. Make ocean themed art with Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs and view…Find out more »
Azize, the youngest of Franklin Park Zoo’s gorilla troop, will turn three in May and you're invited to the party. Watch as Azize and the rest of the gorillas enjoy special enrichment treats, and learn all about the animals during zookeeper encounters and more! Guests will also have the opportunity to sign a giant birthday card for Azize and enjoy a slice of cake from Montilio’s Baking Company, available for the first 200 people. Please note: Gorillas will go on…Find out more »
Help us celebrate your mom (and all of ours!) at Franklin Park and Stone Zoos this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, with free admission for all mothers throughout the day. Bring Mom along with the entire family to either Franklin Park Zoo or Stone Zoo for a memorable day spent discovering all of the incredible animals at each Zoo! Be sure to look for all of the animal moms – at Franklin Park Zoo, say hello to Kiki the western…Find out more »
Calling all conservation heroes! Meet your favorite Super Heroes and learn how you can be a superhero for endangered species! Tigers, western lowland gorillas and ring-tailed lemurs are just a few of the endangered species who reside at Franklin Park Zoo and act as ambassadors for their populations around the world. Join us on Saturday, May 19 for Endangered Species Day to discover more about these incredible animals and ask questions directly to zookeepers. Guests will also have the opportunity…Find out more »
They roamed the Earth 65 million years ago and soon visitors to Franklin Park Zoo will have the unique opportunity to stroll amongst the giants that used to rule the planet when Destination Dino opens May 26. As visitors are immersed in a prehistoric journey through time at Destination Dino, they will be enthralled by the vast array of fascinating dinosaurs awaiting them at every turn. With more than a dozen moving, roaring, life-like animatronic dinosaurs, including the imposing Tyrannosaurus…Find out more »
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