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Franklin Park Zoo

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

(Credit: Franklin Park Zoo/Zoo New England)

Canton Girl Gets Up-Close Look At Gorilla Dental Hygiene

An 11-year-old Canton girl got to witness first-hand just how hard it can be to brush a gorilla’s teeth.

06/12/2013

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Animals At Franklin Park Zoo Take On The Bitter Cold Weather

The animals at Franklin Park Zoo all have different ways of dealing with the cold weather.

01/25/2013

The new baby giraffe at The Franklin Park Zoo. (Photo courtesy: Zoo New England)

Franklin Park Zoo Asks Public’s Help To Name New Baby Giraffe

A baby giraffe was recently born at the Franklin Park Zoo and zoo officials are asking the public’s help to name it.

12/05/2012

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