Franklin Park Zoo

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.

04/16/2015

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.

04/09/2015

Photo credit: Parlee Farms (Facebook)

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!

08/01/2014

Boston Harbor Islands (Photo by mass.gov)

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.

05/23/2014

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.

05/04/2014

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.

02/19/2014

(Photo from Carl Stevens)

Local Zoos Cautiously Shrug Off The Bitter Cold Temperatures

The bitter cold weather has zoos around New England taking precautions with a number of their animals.

01/24/2014

Zebra born at Franklin Park Zoo. (Photo credit Zoo New England/Sarah Woodruff)

Franklin Park Zoo Asks For Public’s Help To Name Baby Zebra

A zebra was recently born at the Franklin Park Zoo and officials are asking the public to help name him. Some of the names the public can vote on are inspired by the Red Sox.

10/28/2013

(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

Photo credit: New England Aquarium/Facebook

Boston Area’s Best Zoo And Aquarium Events

Bring your family out for a fun event at one of Boston’s animal-focused institutions.

07/26/2013

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