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Buttonwood Park Zoo is involved in a variety of local and international conservation efforts. Your donation makes a big difference!

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BPZOO Participates in National Waterfowl Conservation Efforts

BPZOO Participates in National Waterfowl Conservation Efforts

Any regular visitor to the Buttonwood Park Zoo knows that no trip is complete until they have the opportunity to feed the ducks. Twenty-five cents per handful, these dispensers, perched along the long wooden bridge just inside the Zoo, are playing a major role in waterfowl conservation across North America.

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Bear’s Den is Open

Bear’s Den is Open

Got a hankering for a warm, soft pretzel, a bag of hot, buttered popcorn, or maybe a delicious ice cream treat? BPZOO’s Bear’s Den Café has got you covered!

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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!