Boston-area families are lucky, because we have our choice of numerous amazing zoos within just a short drive of the city.
Animal rights activists hope to persuade Massachusetts lawmakers to toughen state laws aimed at protecting farm animals and wildlife.
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.
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.
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.