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May21

May 21, 2019

SouthCoast Summer: 5 things you didn’t know about Buttonwood Park Zoo

SouthCoast Summer: 5 things you didn’t know about Buttonwood Park Zoo   Longer days and warmer weather means just one thing in New Bedford: It’s time to visit Buttonwood Park Zoo. Celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, the zoo is in year three of a 15-year master plan that will redevelop and revamp the “hidden […]

May14

May 14, 2019

Toys for Elephants

MassArt students create toys for elephants at New Bedford zoo NEW BEDFORD — The barn door in the elephant yard opened at the stroke of 10 a.m., revealing to Emily and Ruth, the Asian elephants who live there, five new toys built for them by art students in Boston. The scene at Buttonwood Park Zoo […]

May1

May 1, 2019

Red panda to debut at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Zoo Opens its First Ever Red Panda Habitat “Over the last five years the Buttonwood Park Zoo has been committed to saving threatened and endangered species around the world,” said Buttonwood Park Zoo Executive Director Keith Lovett in a statement. “The new red panda habitat is an example of how we are working at the […]

Mar12

March 12, 2019

Boss bird of Buttonwood: Pigeon takes zoo staffer under her wing

Boss Bird of Buttonwood What is not typical about Compass is the fact that she pretty much roams free all day in the back offices at the zoo in New Bedford. Source: Boss bird of Buttonwood: Pigeon takes zoo staffer under her wing

Feb21

February 21, 2019

PHOTOS: February vaca with Winter ZooCrew at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Winter ZooCrew For young animal lovers on SouthCoast, the Buttonwood Park Zoo is the place to be on February vacation. During Buttonwood’s Winter ZooCrew program, there’s never a dull moment as children meet and learn about a variety of wildlife, as well as participate in hands-on activities, crafts and games. Source: PHOTOS: February vaca with […]

Feb7

February 7, 2019

Oh baby! Bolivian gray titi monkey born at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Biscuit has a new sibling Buttonwood Park Zoo has announced the birth of a second Bolivian gray titi monkey to parents Madeira and Crumpet. The seven-week-old baby’s gender is not yet known. Source: Oh baby! Bolivian gray titi monkey born at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Jan28

January 28, 2019

At 125, Buttonwood Park Zoo looks back on a storied history

The Buttonwood Park Zoo Turns 125 For years, the zoo has stayed true to its mission of preserving the future of wildlife and connecting the community to the natural world. Now in 2019, the place that has earned the title of “one of the finest small zoos in America” turns 125. “With so many species […]

Dec31

December 31, 2018

Buttonwood Park Zoo and its guests contribute internationally to save endangered species.

Coins for Conservation To date, over $50,000 has been raised for various organizations and conservation programs all over the world. In the final months of 2018, these funds have supported three international initiatives designed to help critically endangered species in the wild. Source: Buttonwood Park Zoo and its guests contribute internationally to save endangered species.

Dec26

December 26, 2018

Buttonwood Park Zoo announces lineup for lecture series

Wildlife Education Series The third season of the Buttonwood Park Zoo and Zoological Society’s Wildlife Education Series kicks off in January. Launched in the fall of 2016 as a lecture series on all things wild, this season’s lineup focuses on relevant animal and environmental issues including sharks, turtles and coyotes. Source: Buttonwood Park Zoo announces […]

Dec16

December 16, 2018

PHOTOS: Buttonwood Park Zoo’s Art Gone Wild

Art Gone Wild The Buttonwood Park Zoo’s 5th annual Art Gone Wild online art auction raised its highest amount yet, totalling nearly $6,000 going towards conservation and education programs at the Zoo. Source: PHOTOS: Buttonwood Park Zoo’s Art Gone Wild

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