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We love our community and want to stay connected to you! Find out how you can still get your daily dose of the BPZOO and maybe learn something new. 

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AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Zoo every time you make a purchase. Just make sure to choose the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society as your charity!

Kodo is now out in the red panda habitat with her parents! Check in with them daily on our Live Panda Cam

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Holiday Cheer is Near

Holiday Cheer is Near

The holiday season is here! While Santa is busy in the North Pole, the Buttonwood Park Zoo is busy putting together a fun filled holiday event just for you. Please check back soon for more details  

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Pepper and Jack Welcome Twins

Pepper and Jack Welcome Twins

If there is one thing that can spark joy in 2020, it’s a baby - or in the case of Pepper and Jack, an adult pair of bearded emperor tamarin who call Buttonwood Park Zoo home – two babies! Four year-old Pepper, BPZOO’s female bearded emperor tamarin, gave birth to her...

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Become a member of the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society and keep company with some of New Bedford’s most prominent citizens!