Animals

(Photo from Franklin Park Zoo)

A Guide To Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo

Ready for a fun-filled day with family or friends at Boston’s own Franklin Park Zoo? Franklin Park Zoo is open year round, offering new and exciting adventures for animal and nature lovers everywhere.

10/18/2013

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New Mass. Law Sets Up Fund For Shelter Animals

Massachusetts taxpayers will be able to lend a hand to homeless animals under a new state law.

08/04/2012

(Photo Credit: Roger Williams Park Zoo)

A Local’s Guide to Boston Area Zoos

Boston-area families are lucky, because we have our choice of numerous amazing zoos within just a short drive of the city.

CBS Boston–05/28/2011

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Activists Pushing Mass. Lawmakers On Animal Bills

Animal rights activists hope to persuade Massachusetts lawmakers to toughen state laws aimed at protecting farm animals and wildlife.

05/01/2011

Segway of Boston

Museum Of Science Offers “Fun” Tours Outside

Now you don’t have to go inside Boston’s Museum of Science for an educational experience. The museum on Friday started offering outdoor tours of the parks, open areas and surrounding neighborhoods using Segways, the two-wheeled personal transporters that defy the laws of balance. Museum vice president of education Paul Fontaine says he has long wanted to expand the museum’s offerings to the outdoors.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/16/2011

The New England Aquarium opened a shark and ray touch tank.

New England Aquarium Opens Shark & Ray Touch Tank

Boston is now home to the largest shark and ray touch tank on the east coast. The New England Aquarium opened the new exhibit Monday and staff says already people are enjoying it.

04/11/2011

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Some Pet Medicines Make Animals Sick

Most of us would do just about anything to protect our pets from getting sick. Sometimes, the medication we give them could have even worse consequences, however.

10/29/2010

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