Franklin Park Zoo

The 'Make Way for Ducklings' statue on the Boston Common (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Boston’s Best Toddler-Friendly Activities

Boston offers a wide variety of activities and venues that will make any toddler smile.


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Best Places To View Wildlife Near Boston

In spite of the general lack of wild areas in Boston, there are a number of places in and around the city where guests can visit and interact with animals.


Kiki the gorilla holds her new baby at the Franklin Park Zoo. (Photo credit: Franklin Park Zoo)

Endangered Gorilla Gives Birth At Franklin Park Zoo

Visitors can now see the newest member of the gorilla family at the Franklin Park Zoo.


Museum of Fine Arts. (Photo credit: Facebook/Museum of Fine Arts)

70 Mass. Sites To Participate In Free Fun Fridays

Several dozen museums and cultural sites in Massachusetts will be open for free starting in late June.


Kiki, a Franklin Park Zoo gorilla, is expecting her fourth baby. (Image Credit: Franklin Park Zoo)

Ultrasound Shows Endangered Franklin Park Zoo Gorilla’s Baby

An over the counter pregnancy test confirmed that Kiki is expecting her fourth baby gorilla at the Franklin Park Zoo.


Christopher the lion (Photo credit Franklin Park Zoo)

21-Year-Old Franklin Park Zoo Lion Euthanized

One of the oldest captive lions in North America was euthanized at the Franklin Park Zoo on Thursday.


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Boston Area’s Best Petting Zoos

City living can sometimes limit the amount of interaction kids have with animals. But there’s still hope. Check out these fun petting zoos!


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Boston’s Best Cheap Activities To Do With Kids

Before you break out your wallet, check out our guide to the best things to do with kids on the cheap in Boston.


Cosplayers dress in Star Wars outfits pose for photos. (Photo by Sergio Dionisio/Getty Images)

‘May The 4th Be With You’: Franklin Park Zoo Event Celebrates Star Wars

May the 4th be with you. That’s the idea behind a Star Wars-themed event at the Franklin Park Zoo, Sunday.


Rare Pygmy Hippopotamus (Photo:  Zoo New England/Kim Kezer)

Rare Pygmy Hippo Makes Franklin Park Zoo Debut

Inocencio, the pygmy hippo, made his public debut on Wednesday morning at Franklin Park Zoo.