Franklin Park Zoo

Image of the baby zebra that escaped from its exhibit at the Franklin Park Zoo. (Photo Credit: Zoo New England)

Zebras Escape From Exhibit At Franklin Park Zoo

A couple of zebras managed to escape from their exhibit from the Franklin Park Zoo Saturday morning.


Kiki eats a birthday treat at the Franklin Park Zoo.

Franklin Park Zoo Celebrates Gorilla’s 30th Birthday

Kiki, a western lowland gorilla, celebrated with her daughters by eating treats.


(Photo Credit: Zoo New

Exploring The Franklin Park Zoo

Are you planning to visit the Franklin Park Zoo? Here are some insider tips to make your journey even better!

CBS Boston–08/20/2011

(Photo courtesy of Zoo New England/Rebecca King Clayman)

Franklin Park Zoo Welcomes Twin Red Panda Cubs

A pair of red panda twins was born at the Franklin Park Zoo, marking the zoo’s first birth of this species.


(Photo credit Christina Demetrio, Zoo New England)

Bongo Born At Franklin Park Zoo Named ‘Stanley’ In Honor Of Bruins

On the same day the Bruins clinched the Stanley Cup in Vancouver, a “namesake” was born right here in Boston.


(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

This baby gorilla at Franklin Park Zoo now has a name. (credit: Zoo New England)

New Baby Gorilla At Franklin Park Zoo Named Kambiri

The new baby gorilla at the Franklin Park Zoo now has a name.


(Photo from Franklin Park Zoo)

Zoo New England’s New Strategy To Stay Open

Zoo New England needs to cut its reliance on state funding, so it can stay open.


File image (credit: AP)

What’s Up This Weekend, January 22 & 23

The temperatures will be dropping this weekend, with the mercury not likely to reach freezing. But there are plenty of indoor activities going on to keep you warm.

CBS Boston–01/20/2011

This baby gorilla at Franklin Park Zoo now has a name. (credit: Zoo New England)

Boston’s Newest Gorilla Needs A Name

The newest addition to the Tropical Forest at the Franklin Park Zoo needs a name – and visitors will choose it.