April 26, 2017
Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes trio of North American river otter pups
The Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford just got a whole lot cuter, as they recently welcomed three North American river otter pups.
Source: Otter-ly adorable! Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes river otter pups Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomed three North American river otter pups on March 17. The pups are getting acclimated to their surroundings and are learning to swim.
Buttonwood Park Zoo recently provided funding to the Elephant Conservation Center in Dak Lak, Vietnam, for the purchase of a portable digital scale. Funds for the scale came from the zoo’s conservation program in which zoo visitors make a monetary contribution to one of three conservation funds. These funds vary each year and range from […]
As popular as it was at the Buttonwood Park Zoo, the Aquatic Environment Center is roped off until sometime in mid-2017, and a glimpse of what is happening in that space now speaks volumes about the zoo and the direction it is headed under Director Keith Lovett.To put it simply, the less than ambitious 16-year-old […]
The Black Bear Express, Buttonwood Park Zoo’s train is now wheelchair accessible thanks in part to a grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities and a private donor who wishes to remain anonymous. The new wheelchair accessible caboose was unveiled this week by a host of officials. “We are proud to support the Buttonwood Park Zoo and the […]
Community collaboration at its finest! The Buttonwood Park Zoo, Bristol County Agricultural High School, New Bedford Parks, Recreation and Beaches, and Friends of Buttonwood Park work together to save monarch butterflies. Source: Bristol Aggie on a mission to save the monarchs